£14.95 per bottle
The Meerlust Red 2017 is a blend of 55% Cabernet Franc, 33% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Sauvignon. The high proportion of Cabernet Franc indicates the great quality that this variety showed in 2017, the Merlot adding suppleness and juicy fruit. The nose is expressive with powerful cassis, plum, exotic spice and hints of floral aromas. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied with intense flavours of crushed black fruit, cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate. The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh, the flavour profile focused and linear. The wine has a persistent and long-lasting finish.
Food pairing: Pairs well with venison, game or cheese dishes. Also great with spicy dishes.
Ageing potential: 12-15 years from vintage date under ideal cellar conditions
Wine Safari Score: 93/100 Greg Sherwood MW “Heavily orientated towards Cabernet Franc in this vintage with 55% supported by 33% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Sauvignon to lend extra back bone. As expected this wine embraces the aromatic cedar and clove spices of Franc together with red berry fruited elegance, wild bramble berries and a saline Cabernet cassis intensity that carries the finish and turbo charges the concentration. Fabulous value for money! Fill your cellar!!”
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