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Vriesenhof, Limited Release Red Blend, 2018

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Vriesenhof, Limited Release Red Blend, 2018

Vriesenhof only occasionally releases this wine, made with some components left out of the final selection of their top Bordeaux-style red, Kallista. It’s a gutsy blend of Merlot, Cabernets Franc and Sauvignon and some Petit Verdot, at a... Read More

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Vriesenhof, Limited Release Red Blend, 2018

ColourRed

RegionStellenbosch

GrowerVriesenhof

Vintage2018

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

CodeVRI518

Style

Medium bodied

Light > Full

Vriesenhof

Stellenbosch, South Africa

To visit Vriesenhof is to spend time with a Cape legend. 

Founder, owner and cellar master is Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee. Son of a west coast farmer, in the 1970s he was simultaneously both a Springbok under Doc Craven and winemaker at Kanonkop.

In 1980 he bought his own farm on the windy slopes of Paradyskloof on the southern...

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Vriesenhof, Limited Release Red Blend, 2018

Vriesenhof only occasionally releases this wine, made with some components left out of the final selection of their top Bordeaux-style red, Kallista. It’s a gutsy blend of Merlot, Cabernets Franc and Sauvignon and some Petit Verdot, at a nice stage of evolution, with hints of violets, leather and spice over raspberries and blackberries. Plenty of flesh and grip for keeping. Perfumed aromatics. Absolutely in the Bordeaux idiom but with new world generosity - perfect for those who enjoy a very traditional Cape style. Now-2024

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