KWV The Mentors Petit Verdot 2016

£14.95

This intense ruby red wine is concentrated with initial sweet spice on the nose followed by aromas of dark cherry and plums. The palate is rich and juicy with upfront fruit sweetness. The angular tannin structure is well integrated and complements the intense and lingering finish

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Description

The Wine: This intense, ruby red wine is concentrated and leads with sweet spice on the nose followed by dark cherries, black olives and violets.  The palate is rich and juicy with prominent fruit sweetness.  The tannin structure is well integrated, delivering an intense, lasting finish.  

Food Pairing: Best paired with hearty read meats and aged cheese.

Grape: Petit Verdot 100%

Producer: KWV

Winemaker : Wim Truter and team

Wine Region: Western Cape

At a Glance: ABV: 13.75%  RS : 2.74 g/l  PH : 3.45  TA : 5.87 g/l  

TYPE : Red  CLOSURE : Cork 

Ageing: This wine is ready to enjoy now, but will cellar up to another 8 years.

In the Vineyard: Machine/hand picked from Vineyards in the Western Cape. Soil in the Western Cape is ancient (350 million to 500 million years old) weathered soils, of alluvial or volcanic origin.

In the cellar: The wine was oak matured for 18 months, of which 70% was first fill.

 

 

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