Zorgvliet Cabernet Franc, Banghoek Stellenbosch WO

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A complex nose with cinnamon spice with a menthol hint married with plum fruits. It has an elegant palate with fine tannic structure, plum and red cherry fruits and distinct minerality.

ZORGVLIET (pronounced SORG-fleet, which roughly translates to 'no worries') is a small 200,000 bottle winery in Banghoek, on the Helshoogte Pass between Stellenbosch and Franschoek. This stunning estate that dates back to 1799, specialises in bordelaise varietals and is owned by Stephan van der Merwe and his family. 'Elegance in Wine' is the Zorgvliet philosophy, a sentiment fiercely supported by their head winemaker Bernard Le Roux, a young and upcoming talent who is passionate about vineyard quality and care. Grapes are grown on the steep slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in vineyards that are amongst the highest in Stellenbosch. The estate wines are from site-specific single vineyards and are elegant expressions of this unique mountain terroir. The wines are crafted in the Zorgvliet cellar which today is still one of the most technologically advanced cellars in South Africa. 

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Producer Zorgvliet
Country South Africa
Region Banghoek, Stellenbosch
Grape Varieties Cabernet Franc
Style 12. Intense blackcurranty reds
Vintage 2015
Alcohol 14.50%
Food Match Game / Duck, Mouldy Cheeses, Roasted or grilled Red Meats
Certification Integrity and Sustainability Certified, Vegan, Vegetarian
Bottle Size 75cl

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