Landskroon Cabernet Franc / Merlot 2013

Landskroon Cabernet Franc / Merlot 2013

Medium bodied with loads of plum and berry fruit flavours.

Recommended as a good partner to roasts and venison.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 52% Cabernet Franc, 39% Merlot, 9% Shiraz ]
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Michiel du Toit
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.00 % vol  rs : 2.90 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 5.70 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy now or within 3 years.

LANDSKROON (est. 1692) is currently owned by the families of Paul and Hugo de Villiers. The cellar is situated on the south-western slopes of Paarl Mountain, where the De Villiers family has been winemakers for five generations.

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at 24°B, destemmed and transferred to open fermentation tanks.

in the cellar : 

After the addition of selected yeast the juice, together with the skins, were allowed to ferment at controlled temperatures of 25°C - 28°C.

Maturation: Merlot, Shiraz 12 months in New, 2nd, 3rd and 4th fill barrels - French oak

Cellarmaster: Paul de Villiers

Bottling date: 18 December 2014

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