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The Dry Land Collection Joseph’s Legacy

3,295 KShs

Josephs Legacy, is a blend of: 48% Shiraz, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec and 3% Mourvedre. The grapes, are harvested from 32 year old vineyards in the Perderberg area. The soils, are mainly decomposed granite and glenrosa. The grapes are harvested in small batches, and individually fermented; in open top fermenters.

Selected yeasts and techniques are used during fermentation that suits each batch accordigly. After alcoholic fermentation, the wine is pumped to barrel which it undergoes secondary fermentation. Hand selected, French and American Oak barrels ensure; the wine is matured according to the desired style.

Aromas of: black pepper, cedar, biltong spice, cherry, plum and vanilla notes. The palate, is structured and bold with: layered tones of cloves, spice, coriander and chocolate icing. Over time, complexity will increase and aromas are expected to become: spicier, leathery with hints of cigar smoke.

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Country: South Africa
Region: Perderberg
ABV: 14% vol
Suggested Food Pairings: Pair with dishes such as: flame grilled rump steak, spicy venison or beef casserole! Lasagna and a hearty spaghetti bolognese also work quite well

The Dry Land Collection Wines are made from grapes of Dryland Vineyards, which showcase the uniqueness of the wines grown in this testing terroir. The wine is made in a new world style, complex with ample fruit and structure. The grapes are harvested, from two vineyards 26 and 32 years old in the Perdeberg area. The soils, are mainly decomposed granite and glenrosa. The vines are in natural balance, giving a low yield of 7 tons per hectare; to enhance fruit complexity.

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