Allee Bleue Starlette Rouge Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Allee Bleue Starlette Rouge Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

A well structured wine with warm and inviting aniseed, red berry and earthy aromas, complemented by sour cherries, toasted tobacco leaf and fennel seed flavours on the palate.

Enjoy with a smoked chicken salad, pesto and fresh mozzarella cheese. Kudu Carpaccio and fresh smoked green asparagus.

variety : Merlot | 57% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
winemaker : Van Zyl du Toit
wine of origin : Paarl and Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.02 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.44  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the cellar : Style of wine: Wood matured red wine
Vinification: Fermented in tank with temperatures peaking at 28°C with post fermentation maceration for 2 weeks.
Wood maturation: 49% tank matured and the rest in older barrels for nine months.

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