Miles Mossop Wines Introduction Red 2019 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R155
In stock
(Only 7 left)
This Cab-led blend is a serious wine with lots of class. It over-delivers and is an excellent value buy. It is a great food wine and pairs especially well with lamb on the braai.
'This wine has a beautiful deep garnet colour. Aromas of cassis, blackberries and blueberries burst from the glass with underlying notes of cedar wood and tobacco spice. There are flavours of dark briary fruit, dried Italian herbs and notes of five spice on the palate. The entry is full and rich leading to a textured dry finish. This wine is great companion at a braai before, during and after. Pairs especially well with herb crusted rack of Lamb.' – Miles Mossop, Winemaker

Tasting notes on the 2018 vintage:
'Like the Introduction White, the red over-delivers at the price. With a nod to the Cape blends of the past, this is Cabernet Sauvignon based with 38% Cinsault, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Firm, concentrated yet refreshing, it benefits form the juiciness and vibrancy of the Cinsault. Drink 2021-24.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2020, 91/100

'60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cinsault, 15% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc – Cinsault appearing for the first time in this wine. Matured for 18 months in older oak. Aromatics of red and black berries, a particular leafy note plus a hint of pencil shavings. Medium bodied with clean fruit, bright acidity and fine tannins, the finish long and dry.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 90/100
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Miles Mossop
Alcohol 13.5%
Body Medium to full-bodied
Blend information 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cinsault, 17% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc
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Variety Blend
Technical analysis RS: 2.0 g/L | TA: 5.3 g/L | PH: 3.55
Producer information After nearly two decades at Tokara’s helm, Miles Mossop had the time to fine-tune his own brand. Miles Mossop Wines was established in 2004 with the vision to create wines unique in character, expressing the true nature of South Africa and the sites from which the grapes are sourced. It is a family business with Miles Mossop as winemaker and viticulturist including wines that are named after Miles and Samantha Mossop's three children.
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