Anthonij Rupert Red Blend

Anthonij Rupert Red Blend 2007

This wine offers a dense but detailed aroma, with layers of blackberry pâte de fruit, crushed plum, cassis and cherry preserves. The palate melds flavors seamlessly, with power and balance through the body and notes of chocolate, coffee and roasted bay leaf on the finish.

Style:
Dense, Powerful, Balanced
Flavor:
Blackberry, Plum, Cassis, Cherry, Chocolate, Coffee, Bay Leaf
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Western Cape
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon,
Cabernet Franc,
Merlot,
Petit Verdot
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
Grapes are picked by hand, placed into small lug boxes and transported to the cellar in a cool truck. In the cellar, the whole berries are manually double sorted and then gravity fed into fermentors. Each batch is cold soaked for a few days and then slowly brought up in temperature, fermentation takes place naturally.
Aging
The wines were aged fo 18 to 24 months in 100% new French oak, bottled unfiltered and bottle aged for 1 year.