De Toren Private Cellar Z 750ml Gift box

De Toren Private Cellar Z 750ml Gift box

R 410.00

De Toren Z 2016 comprises a symphonic blend of the five Bordeaux varietals, dominated by Merlot. This Right-Bank Bordeaux-style blend showcases aromas of red fruits, mulberries & blueberries. Its tantalizingly soft on the tongue. A pure and soft integration of oak, lends a creamy finish with a hint of aniseed on the nose.

It follows through perfectly on the palate, revealing juicy-red fruit. The integrated, complex and finely knit tannins of this Merlot-dominant blend finish of velvety, yet the blend is vibrant and expressive. The magnificent, preceding 2015 vintage of this blend, were granted a spectacular 94 & 93 Points, by Wine Enthusiast & Platter’s Wine Guide respectively.

DECANTING:

To release all the flavours please decant at least one hour before consumption. It is recommended to serve this wine at optimal temperature (15-18 degrees Celsius).


Merlot
Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec
Petit Verdot

Alcohol Sugar Acidity pH

54% 16% 12% 12% 6%

14.5% vol 2.4g/l 5.6g/l 3.52

2016

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Aged in a climatized barrel room (16 degrees Celsius at 80% humidity) for 12 months in 225L French and American Oak. The Malbec had the benefit of American Oak.

AGEING POTENTIAL:

If stored in optimal conditions, this wine should last 15 years plus.

This wine is a very versatile food pairing wine due to its great acidity and weight. It works exceptionally well with very fine spicy foods. Its aromass of mulberries and blueberries perfectly complements rich fish, lamb, duck, beef and poultry.