Tuesday, 18 February 2014

TN : Vilafonté Series C 2010, Paarl, South Africa

This wine is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot, and 5% Malbec. The wine was matured for 22 months in 90% new French oak barrels and 12 months in bottle before release on 1st March 2013. Forty French oak barrels were produced.

This wine was imported by Amka Vinimport AB.

Colour : Dark red/blackberry

Aroma : Blackcurrant, herbs, milk chocolate, liqourice, oak, raspberry

Taste :  Tar, blackcurrant, graphite, long liqourice finish, thick mouth-coating texture (give another two years to see if the oak flavours meld)

Alcohol : 15%

Price : 375 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 91188

Mark : A-

Website : Vilafonté

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