Monday, 26 January 2009

Ingwe Reserve 2005, Alain Moueix, Stellenbosch, South Africa

This wine is a blend of 58% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 11% Cabernet Franc. Ingwe means leopard in the Xhosa language and is derived from the leopards that live on the mountains near the farm on which this wine is made.

This wine was imported by Domaine Wines.

Colour : Inky purple

Aroma : Cedar, plums, blackcurrants

Taste : Cedar, tight, blackcurrant, plum, smoky, talcum powder tannins on finish, needs a bit more time to soften up and for the fruit to show shine through

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 149 SEK

Mark : B-

Website : Ingwe Wines
Website : Domaine Wines