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Pastor's Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc
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Pastor's Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc 2018

Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South AfricaIn 1995 the Gabb family, originally from Shropshire, UK, took control of this South African wine farm surrounded by 20 ha of vineyards. Over time they have expanded their investment, and the estate now totals 120 hectares under vine. All cultivars, as they say in SA, were fermented and aged separately for 12 months in second and third fill French oak barrels before being blended, fined and bottled. The style is old world with leather, chocolate, tobacco mixing with roasted tomatoes, cherries, earth, and ash. Serve with grilled meats.Tasted: 30 May 2020Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 18.99 BCLS Exclusive Producer: Journey's EndDistributors: International Cellars Inc.
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet FrancCSPC: 136890UPC: 5037713009919