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Reyneke Organic Cornerstone
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Reyneke Organic Cornerstone 2013

Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South AfricaReyneke was South Africa’s first certified biodynamic vineyard and winery, and a beacon of bio (quite rare) in the country today. Proceeds from this wine, Cornerstone, go towards heping Reyneke's workers and families with home ownership and education. Here 43/32/25 cabernet franc / merlot / cabernet sauvignon was fermented in concrete Nomblot fermenters before 18 months in French oak barrels, 20 percent new. Showing its age through worn leather, dried dark cherry, salted black liquorice, and thorny cassis. The palate is sunripened, and tannins are worn and chewy, drawing this to a warming nutmeg finish. Take this medium+ red now with meat / mushroom roasts.Tasted: 14 September 2019Tasted by: Prices: BC 33.00 private wine shops Producer: ReynekeDistributors: The Bacchus Group Inc.
Blend: Cabernet Franc - Merlot - Cabernet SauvignonCSPC: 888172UPC: 6009622730214