Thelema Mountain Red 2013

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

W.O. Origin Western Cape
Closure Screw-cap
Vintage Cool start to season delaying harvest by a week or so leading to an exceptional vintage with white wines of great purity, elegance and concentration.
Wood Maturation All components 18 months in 2nd, 3rd and 4th fill barrels
Winemaking Portions of our younger vineyards are selected for this fruit-driven yet complex wine
Residual Sugar 1.9 g/l
pH 3.66
Total acid 5.5 g/l
Alcohol 14.5%
Blend Petit Verdot 28%; Merlot 27%; Shiraz; 25%; Cabernet Sauvignon 12%; Grenache 7%; Cab Franc 1%
Maturation Although this wine is already drinking well, it will reward further cellaring

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