Saturday, 1 March 2014

TN : Optima 2009, Anthonij Rupert, Western Cape, South Africa

This wine is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine spent two years in French oak 225 litre barrels of which 60% were new.

This wine was imported by Sigva Partner AB.

Colour : Dark red, blue hues

Aroma : Blackcurrants, herbs, plums, milk chocolate, tobacco

Taste : Tobacco, blackcurrant, herbs, plums, milk chocolate, cedar (decant for an hour to open up)

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 270 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 97137

Website : Anthonij Rupert Wines

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