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Avontuur Baccarat 2012

Avontuur Baccarat 2012
Avontuur Baccarat 2012
Aroma: Dark chocolate and red cherries with liquorice entice on the nose and subtle nuances of leather and fynbos add complexity. Flavour: An elegant mouth-feel displaying ripe red cherries and earthy fynbos flavours on the palate. The tannins are finely
Technical Analysis
alc 14.0
rs 2.0
pH 3.5
ta 5.2
Ageing Until 2024
BlendPercent 39% Cabernet Franc, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot

Destemmed and then cold-soaked for 3 days. Inoculated with yeast and pumped over regularly. Left on skins after fermentation before pressing and malolactic fermentation in the tank. Aged for 24 months in French oak and then blended and bottled.

Bottling date: 31 October 2017

FoodSuggest Perfect for robust red meat and venison dishes. Also pairs well with matured hard cheeses like Cheddar, Pecorino and Gruyere.
Harvest Grapes were harvested from different vineyard blocks and sites on the Estate.
Harvest Date: Mid March to early April 2012
Average °B at harvest: 24° Balling).
Variety Cabernet Franc
Vineyard Deep, well-drained Hutton and Clovelly soils, planted on west-facing slopes on 5-wire Perold system trellising.
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen
body Full
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Premiere Range
R300.00 per bottle
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