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Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 1.5L 2016
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.60
RS : 2.3 g/l
Total Acid : 5.2 g/l
Appellation : Coastal Region
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium


Tasting Notes
A down to earth, easy drinking soft and smooth blended red wine. White pepper, spice and raspberry are prominent on the nose with soft and ripe tannins giving an elegant finish.
Blend Information
60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Shiraz, 3% Cabernet Franc
Food Suggestions
Roast leg of Lamb and The Old Man's Blend Steak Roll.
In The Vineyard
Vines planted: 1995
Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf
Irrigation: Dry land
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 400m
About The Harvest
The Blend is made up of 4 cultivars namely Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc. Each cultivar is picked at optimum ripeness.
Yield: 7t/ha
In The Cellar

During winemaking the cultivars were kept apart and aged in third fill 300 litre French oak barrels and in stainless steel tanks with staves. After 12 months the different components were blended after rigorous tasting sessions with our Old Man, Peter Pentz.


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