The Brew Master
2014
2014

The Heritage Heroes is a gourmet collection of handmade, ultra-premium wines, each individually named to honor a personality who has played a role in shaping Nederburg's history and reputation. The Brew Master commemorates Johann Graue, a brew master in his native Germany, who adapted his experience to pioneer viticulture and winemaking in South Africa.

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Wine Notes
Color
Dark, intense red.
Aroma
Dark fruit, blackcurrant, mulberry, dark chocolate, mocha, cigar box, and a hint of vanilla spice.
Taste
Full-bodied, classic and complex with juicy dark-fruit flavors, savory notes and powerful soft ripe tannins.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2014
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
52% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
23% 
Merlot
15% 
Petit Verdot
10% 
Malbec
Appellation: 
Western Cape
Alcohol: 
13.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Each grape variety was individually vinified. The fruit was fermented on the skins in a combination of open tank fermenters and stainless steel tanks. Skin contact continued after fermentation for richness of color and body.
Length/Type of Aging: 
The wine was matured for 18 months in 300-liter first-, second- and third-fill French oak.
Bottled Date: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Release Date:
Monday, August 1, 2016
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa