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Doolhof Cape Boar 2015

R 55.00

A rich Cape expression of classic Bordeaux characteristics.

SKU: DWE00020 Category: Tags: , ,

Tasting Notes

Red plum in colour, with blackberry, cherry, truffle and cedar wood on the nose. The palate, medium in body, shows an abundance of fruit, softness and fine subtle tannins towards the back. The wine has a dry and lingering finish.


Winemaker's Notes

A Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Both cultivars were handpicked, sorted and then vinified seperately. Three pump-overs were done daily, extracting colour and flavours. 'The wine was blended and aged for 16 months and bottled in September 2015.


Analysis

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot
Alcohol: 14.36%
pH: 3.54
Total Acidity: 5.6 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.8 g/l

Serving Suggestion

Serve with roast Lamb, Eland medallions, Italian pasta or pizza. An excellent match with Chicken Coq au Vin or Lamb stew.


Chef's Special

Springbok Carpaccio


SAWI Rating: 85 points

Awards

Cape Boar 2012:
Gold – China Wine & Spirits Best Value Awards 2014

Cape Boar 2013:
Gold – China Wine & Spirits Best Value Awards 2016
Silver – China Wine & Spirits Best Value Awards 2015


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