Vergelegen, GVB Red 750ml 2013

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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55% Cabernet Sauvignon , 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot

Tasting notes:
'“Grand Vin de Bordeaux”, jokes André van Rensburg about the acronym of this wine. Combining mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot and Cabernet Franc, all aged in 100% new wood, it wouldn’t look out of place in the Médoc, with leafy, graphite-like aromas and fine tannins. Drink 2018-25.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2018, 94/100

'Cab leads merlot with splashes cab franc & petit verdot in 2013, showing its dominant role with earthy blackcurrants, iodine & liquorice. Big, serious & forceful but not intimidating, showing integration from 4 years in bottle.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (93/100)

'Quite a complex nose. Round and juicy. Quite transparent and pretty. Dry finish with some sweetness. Flattering.' – Jancis Robinson,, 16.5/20

Alc: 14.5% | RS: 2.94 g/L | TA: 5.6 g/L | PH: 3.61

About Vergelegen:
Vergelegen has a 300 year history, dating back to 1 February 1700, when it was founded. Vergelegen (meaning ‘situated far away’), has changed through many owners since then, each of whom have shaped Vergelegen into what it is today. The 3,000 hectare estate is situated in one of the richest floral regions of the world and they practice sustainable farming and have various environmental projects.
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Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country South Africa
Rating TA 94
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R650.00
Producer Vergelegen
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Bordeaux Blend
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