Beautiful ripe red fruit on the nose with nuances of leather and cigar box. A slight minerality promises complexity and development as the wine ages.
The 9th release of this Flagship wine is Merlot-driven for the 3rd time.
Previously 4 were Cabernet Sauvignon-based and 2 were dominated by Cabernet Franc. For the second time we’ve included Petit Verdot. This is a wine of many layers and nuances which will develop well with ageing and we trust that it will bring joy to your palate.
WINE OF ORIGIN: Stellenbosch
WINEMAKER: Jan van Rooyen
VARIETALS: Merlot 49%, Cabernet Sauvignon 36%, Cab Franc 7.5%, Petit Verdot 7.5%.
FLAVOUR: An elegant mouth-feel displaying ripe red plums, cassis and hints of herbs on the palate. The tannins are finely structured and integrated with a slight grip which smooths out on the finish.
Avontuur Baccarat 2014
Perfect with red meat, roasts and substantial vegetarian dishes. Also pairs well with matured hard cheeses like Cheddar, Pecorino and Gruyere.