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Hoopenburg The Guru Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2019
Technical Analysis
: Neil Hawkins
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.4
RS : 1.0 g/l
Total Acid : 6.5 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.44 g/l
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fragrant

Tasting Notes

In this classically styled blended wine, the flavors of blueberry, plum and cassis are prominent, enhanced by toffee undertones.

Blend Information
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
In The Vineyard
The total production of this wine comes solely from the bush vines on Hoopenburg's 35-hectare farm.
About The Harvest
The grapes were harvested by hand into small 20kg cases. The grapes were then transported in the cool of the morning to the Hoopenburg cellar.
In The Cellar
Fermentation lasted ten days in stainless steel tanks. The wine were aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. A minimal filtration was done before being bottled.

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