Gold Medal 2019 Michaelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 90 points – iwsc.net
An elegant and timeless Stellenbosch blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Medium-bodied, exhibiting a fine balance between fruit and spiciness, with a smooth and refined texture.
Medium-bodied, with a fine-grained, silky tannins. The palate offers seductive notes of subtle spice, macerated strawberries and a hint of dried tobacco. Refined and sophisticated, with a delicate balance between finesse and restrained power.
A selection of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc vineyards on the northern slopes of L’Avenir Estate. Soil types include Vilafonte and Oakleaf – known for the production of magnificent Stellenbosch reds of notable ageing potential.
Vintage 2017 | Varietal 1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 32% Merlot | Appellation Stellenbosch | Average Age of vines: 23 years