Beautifully ripe and pure Cabernet Franc provides the core of the precise red berry fruits, with a touch of blackberry and graphite. The fine, chalky tannins complement the wonderful tension of the wine which is supremely elegant. The alcohol level is a refreshingly modest 13.5%.
65% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Hand-harvested and fermented in a combination of steel and cement vessels, the wine was then matured for 3 years in a combination of 225L oak barrels, 9000L Foudre vessels and traditional 4500L cement tanks.
Taaibosch [Tie-Bosh] is a majestic estate is situated at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain, with panoramic views stretching to Cape Point, Table Mountain, and the Stellenbosch Hills. The vineyards are planted at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level and with a direct South West aspect facing to False Bay. It is this unique positioning and altitude which provide these vineyards with the required cooling influence for long, optimal ripening during the summer months.
|Grapes||Cabernet Franc,Merlot,Cabernet Sauvignon|