Unorthodox Merlot Cabernet 2017

Unorthodox Merlot Cabernet 2017

A deep and brillaint ruby red, one can expect notes of red fruit and cassis with a hint of vanilla. A full-bodied and sumptuous wooded red wine.



The perfect complement to a wide range of dishes, in particular red meat, stews and chicken.

variety : Merlot [ 62% Merlot 38% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : . g/l  pH : 3.61  ta : 6.07 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Best enjoyed within 3 to 5 years.

Backsberg’s Unorthodox kosher range celebrates the Lithuanian Jewish roots of the Back family. Made under the auspices of the Cape Town Beth Din and the OU of the United States, this wine is Mevushal and Kosher for Passover.

in the vineyard : 
Sun worshiping, open armed lyre trellised vines, ensure maximum fruit ripeness. Oak leaf and weathered granite soils ensure these vines are planted in soils rich in organic matter

in the cellar : A long skin fermentation with lots of aeration is followed by oak maturation for 7 months in French and American oak. Pasteurized in the juice stage of production, this wine is prepared under supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din. It is Mevushal and Kosher for Passover.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale


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