Buitenverwachting, Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot

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It all began in Constantia, the narrow bit of peninsula where Governor Simon van der Stel planted 750 hectares of vines in 1685. The South African wine industry has had many changes of fortune in the three centuries since, but this historic estate remains, divided now between five wineries. Buitenverwachting, meaning ‘beyond expectation’, belongs to the Mueller family, who have lovingly restored both its buildings and its reputation as a source of particularly elegant South African wine.

Buitenverwachting, Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot

  • Product Type:  Red Wines
  • Country:  South Africa
  • Region:  Constantia
  • Producer:  Buitenverwachting
  • Vintage:  2014
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Grape Varieties: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot
  • Closure:  Cork

Tasting Notes

Bright, stylish aromas of cassis, plums and pencil lead give way to a complex, structured palate that marries ripe fruit with mineral nuance, with a well-tuned, fragrant finish.

Red Wines, South African Red Wines

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