Protea Red

Protea Red 2012

This red blend offers a rich dark berry aroma and a plush texture with subtle tannins. It has great balance and juicy fruit flavors highlighted by notes of espresso and spice on the smooth finish.

Style:
Balanced, Complex, Spicy
Flavor:
Blackberry, Espresso, Spice
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Western Cape
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon,
Merlot
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
Cold maceration takes place in stainless steel for 2 days to extend the extraction time on the skins, which is followed by fermentation.
Aging
The Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, were fermented and aged separately in oak(15%) and stainless steel (85%).