The First Drop
The Mentors range is prduced within a small experimental winery, at the heart of the KWV complex. Unique varieties and raw passion combine to produce these exciting wines.
This classically styled Bordeaux blend shows layered savoury, Eucalyptus, red berry and violet aromas. The palate is juicy and well-structured with sweet fruit flavours and a lingering, smooth finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc
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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.
These bunches were hand picked and sorted in the small KWV The Mentors cellar, which ensured that only the best of each varietal went into this blend. After fermentation, only the most promising wines of each varietal were chosen to mature further. After 12 months of maturation the best wines are selected to mature for another four months.
This wine matured for 18 months in barrel of which 70% was first fill
Decanter Silver Medal. IWSC Silver.