Le Riche 'Richesse' Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot (6 Bottle Case)

South Africa

 

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Le Riche is the master of modern Cape Cabernet. A wine that over delivers on all fronts! This is the only red wine produced by Le Riche that is not 100% Cabernet. A reincarnation of Le Riche's classic Cab Merlot blend, this is an exceptionally lovely, classically Bordelaise blend. The wine has undergone no fining and is predominantly a meticulous blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (27%) with Merlot (24%), Petit Verdot(18%), Cabernet Franc (13%), Cinsaut (12%) and the remaining portion Malbec (6%).  Restrained but appealing on the nose with typical red fruit aromas of plum, cherries and milled pepper are balanced by an aroma of finely ground graphite found in Left Bank Bordeaux. The palate is a masterpiece of blending - hugely appealing with juicy mouth-filling flavours of red berries, plums and smoky hints balanced with a fine, soft tannic structure and rounded finish. Finely structured and phenomenally fine, Christo Le Riche has more than stepped into his father’s shoes! Ideally paired with a meaty pasta dish and richer stews.

Please note: All case wine orders can take between 7-10 days for delivery.

Country: South Africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 27%, Merlot 24%, Petit Verdot 18% Cabernet Franc 13%
ABV: 14.5%
Volume: 75cl
Vintage: 2016

Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Awards: 2011 Vintage: International Wine Challenge 2014 – Bronze

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