Thelema Mountain Red 2012

Spicy aromas of black pepper and mulberry mingle with the plum flavours of this soft and approachable wine.

Maturation

Great now, and will improve for 4 years.

Food Pairing

Particularly good with light and medium flavoured meals, such as pizza and braai.

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Tasting Notes

Blend Shiraz: 37%, Petit Verdot: 25%, Cabernet Sauvignon: 23%, Merlot: 10%, Grenache 4%, Cabernet Franc: 1%
W.O. Origin Western Cape
Closure Screw-cap
Vintage Long cool ripening period creating red wines of exceptional quality, fine tannins and intense fruit
Residual Sugar 1.5 g/l
pH 3.65
Total acid 4.9 g/l
Alcohol 14.5%
Maturation Although this wine is already drinking well, it will reward further cellaring
Wood Maturation All components 18 months in 2nd, 3rd and 4th fill barrels
Method Portions of our younger vineyards are selected for this fruit-driven yet complex wine

Spicy aromas of black pepper and mulberry mingle with the plum flavours in this soft and approachable wine.

All vintages:

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010