Tokara Director's Reserve Red 2018 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R430
In stock
(Only 6 left)
95
TA
'Even in a trickier, drought-affected vintage, the Director's Reserve Red delivers the goods. Built around a core of minerality and dense tannins, this medley of Cabernet Sauvignon with 31% Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Malbec has lovely freshness and flavours of balsam, blueberry and coffee bean. 2022-32.' – Tim Atkin MW, 2021 SA Report, 95/100

'A rich, dense, earthy red with black plum, vanilla spice, freshly-tilled earth, and a hint of olive.' – Decanter World Wine Awards, 92/100 (Silver)

'Displaying an appealing red claret colour with an intense centre and a ruby rim. The nose showcases complex aromas of ripe red and black fruits with hints of dried cranberry, baking spice and graphite. The wine enters the palate with incredible purity and focus. Flavours are those of dark cherries, blackberries and ripe plum skin. Sumptuous and full there is a hint of spice on the mid-palate which leads to fine, firm tannins on the finish.' – Winemaker
More Information
Condition New
Alcohol 14.5%
Body Medium to full-bodied
Blend information 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Petit Verdot, 8% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 4% Malbec
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Bordeaux Blend
Rating TA 95
Technical analysis RS: 2.2 g/L | TA: 5.6 g/L | PH: 3.5
Producer information Tokara has been consistently recognised as one of South Africa’s top wineries. It is situated on the southern slopes of the Simonsberg mountain in the Cape Winelands with views over False Bay to Table Mountain. In addition to its vineyards, Tokara also has olive groves and produces and sells olive oil.
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