Legato, a musical term meaning...
Legato, a musical term meaning smoothly connected much like this classic blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
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|Pack Size||1 Bottle 750ml|
|Blend:||55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot|
|Winemaker/Cellarmaster:||Tymen Bouma & Lance Bouma|
Full, ripe blackberry aromas combined with cooked plum and anise undertones. A soft rich mid palate of blueberry and hint of orange peel. Lingering touch of cloves and spice on the finish.
Fermentation initiated in 10ton open-top stainless steel tanks, innoculated with a
commercial yeast. Pumpovers and manual punchdowns with regular intervals were
done during fermentation to maximize flavour extraction. Both cultivars were
fermented and handled seperatly throughout the winemaking process untill blending for
Aged in oak for 22months; 25% new oak with the rest in 2nd, 3rd and 4th fill barrels.
Kept on lees, never racked.