Stellenbosch, South Africa
750ml / 14.28% ABV
Blend: 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 27% Cabernet Franc.
This classic Bordeaux style blend combines freshness with a real intense concentration showcasing the best of Stellenbosch. The wine presents with perfume, cassis, dark fruit and spicy nuances. Undertones of tobacco leaf and blackcurrant are what ads more to a defined graphite minerality. This wine has a lovely balance, with structured tannins, which are linear and focused.
The Cornerstone 2015 has an ageing potential of 7 to 10 years.
The Cornerstone has always been an important wine within the Reyneke range, with the proceeds of the wine helping the farmworkers and their families. The workers being the cornerstone of the business. The components consist of 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 27% Cabernet Franc. An intense sorting process of bunch selection and berry selection ensures that the best fruit from our Biodynamic vineyards are selected. Fermentation takes place in concrete Nomblot fermentors. The wine spends 18 months in French oak barrels, 30% new and 70% second and third-fill. An additional 4months in the tank, after barrel selection and then left in the bottle to mature before being released.
|Game, mature cheeses, goat’s cheese, chocolate desserts.|
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