Morgenster Lourens River Valley 1998

Morgenster Lourens River Valley 1998

Colour: Intense plummy colour with a lively purple edge. 
Nose: Blackberries, raspberries and chocolate on the nose with whiffs of vanilla from the French oak.
Palate: Lush berry fruit on the palate, reined in by firm tannins; good balance with long, smooth finish.

Most dishes incorporating game bird, ostrich, small antelope, Karoo lamb

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot ]
winemaker : Marius Lategan
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : <2.5 g/l  pH : 3.7  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Platter Guide 2001: 4 stars

in the vineyard : 1998 proved to be an excellent vintage; deep, lusty reds with sufficient fruit and great tannins for prolonged cellaring.

Vineyard: Stellenbosch
Region: Helderberg ward

in the cellar : Maturation: 13 months in French oak

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