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La Motte, Cabernet Sauvignon, Franschhoek, South Africa 2012
Here the fruit comes from Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschoek, Durbanville and Walker Bay. After fermentation the wine spent 14 months maturing in 225L French barriques (50% new, 25% second and third fill). There is also 15% Merlot blended in which adds to the sweet cassis and blackberry primary fruits alongside an attractive leafiness. Good juiciness, easy tannins and length.
Price UK  £16.99 SA Wines Online
Taster John Stimpfig