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Estate Reserve

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R 350

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750 ml (Standard)


Cultivar:

36% Shiraz, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot

Country:

South Africa

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Specifications:

14.50% alc vol Sugar g/l: 1.9
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend Cellaring Potential: 10 yrs
Origin: Stellenbosch Appellation: Simonsberg

Tasting Notes:

The Estate Reserve is the "Signature Blend" of Glenelly. It combines the rich, savoury character of Syrah, ripe fruit and hints of pepper-spice with the specific flavours of Cabernet Sauvignon, blackberries, cherries, cassis and floral tones. It is supported by a firm tannin structure with elegant oak integration. The palate presents a tremendous concentration of flavours with a great complexity and a fresh long finish.

Blackberry
Blackberry

Cherries
Cherries

Violets
Violets

White Pepper
White Pepper

"Since my childhood in the heart of Bordeaux’ finest vineyards till today, I have travelled the world and discovered the amazing diversity of terroirs. On my first visit to Stellenbosch I knew that this was where I wanted to fulfil my dream of starting a new adventure outside of France. In 2003, and after visiting many vineyards, I recognised the amazing potential of Glenelly Estate. I also believed in continuing the French heritage of wine making in South Africa going back more than three centuries. My vision is to establish Glenelly as a world-class estate, producing award-winning wines with power, elegance and balance.” May-Eliane de Lencquesaing

The grapes were hand sorted and lightly crushed into stainless steel fermentation tanks. They were given a cold soak for three days before allowing the natural fermentation to start. Three pump-overs a day were done on the tanks during fermentation, a er which they underwent extended skin contact for 2-3 weeks.

The wine was placed in French oak barrels to undergo malolactic fermentation. Matured for 18 months in French oak and racked on average every four months.

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