Hermanuspietersfontein - Die Arnoldus 2011

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Tasting Notes

ORIGIN: Sondagskloof

VARIETY: Cabernet Sauvignon (56%), Merlot (24%), Cabernet Franc (12%), Malbec (4%) and Petit Verdot (4%).

BARREL AGEING: 24 months in French oak

BOTTLING DATE: 9 May 2014

OPTIMUM DRINKABILITY: 2011-2019

TASTING NOTES: Characteristics: plum, spicy, black olive, cashew. Colour: ruby, garnet. Body: rich. Tannins: rounded. Length: solid. Intensity: pure. Consistency: rich. Structure: seamless. Finish: persistent. Balance: flowing. Overall impression: a perfectly integrated wine.

ANALYSIS:

Residual Sugar 2.8 g/l (+/- 0.5 g/l)

Alcohol: 14.14% by vol (+/- 0.2% vol)

Total Acid: 5.85 g/l (+/- 0.25 g/l)

pH: 3.63 (+/- 0.05)