B Vintners, Liberté 750ml 2017

South Africa, Stellenbosch
In stock
Only 3 left
SKU
BVintnersLiberte201725062020
R300
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Critic Score

93
TA

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Tasting notes:
'Gavin Slabbert uses grapes from two granite-based parcels in the Polkadraai sub-region to make this juicy, sappy, appealingly refreshing Pinotage. Crunchy red berry and bramble fruit meld seamlessly with the scented oak. Drink 2020-27.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2019, 93/100

'Pure & subtle 2017, like 2016 (5 stars, 95 pts), skilfully constructed & precise, showcasing variety’s positive attributes. Floral, medium bodied & fresh, clever oaking (16 months, 10% new) allows black cherry fruit to take centre stage.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (93/100)

'50% whole-bunch fermentation before maturation lasting 14 months in French oak, 10% new. The nose shows red and black cherries, plums, a little earthiness, cinnamon and other spice. The palate is relatively round and smooth textured. Well balanced and very flavourful, this remains a cleverly toned down take on the variety.' – Christian Eedes, WineMag.co.za, 91/100

About B Vintners:
Gavin is one of our Young Guns and has paired with his well-known winemaker cousin, Bruwer Raats, to launch a new set of wines under B Vintners Vine Exploration Co. Together the passionate team are incorporating their love of local heritage with their dynamic and innovative winemaking philosophy.
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country South Africa
Rating TA 93
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R300.00
Producer B Vintners
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Pinotage
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com  |  AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com  |  CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za  |  DEC: Decanter  |  GS: Greg Sherwood MW  |  JS: James Suckling  |  JR: JancisRobinson.com  |  JD: Jeb Dunnuck  |  NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  |  PG: Platter's Guide  |  ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com  |  TA: Tim Atkin MW  |  VIN: Vinous.com  |  WA: Wine Advocate  |  WE: Wine Enthusiast  |  WM: Winemag.co.za Report  |  WS: Wine Spectator