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Ormonde Vernon Basson

Ormonde Vernon Basson
Ormonde Vernon Basson
Current awards:
*Tim Atkins – 91 score
*Concours International des Cabernet 2018- Gold
*Michelangelo wine awards 2019- Gold

Aroma, flavour profile and finish:
Hints of vanilla, flamed cherries and earthy undertones with dark fruit, savoury, toasty oak on the palate. Dry firm tannins , with a full rewarding finish.

Food pairing :
Aged fillet of beef, char-grilled, smothered in creamy wild mushroom sauce.

Technical Analysis:
alc 14,25%
rs 2,3 g/l
pH 3,56
ta 6,3g/l

Ageing : 5-20 years
Blend : 55% Cabernet Sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc

Fermented in open fermenters with plunging and pumping over occurring twice daily for maximum extract. Aged in French first fill barrels for two years before being bottle aged for another 24 months. Patience and time makes all the difference.
Only produced and released in selected vintages.

Harvest : Hand selected bunches from dry land vineyards with controlled ,low yields. Gently handpicked into small crates to preserve the freshest juice from the small berries.

Date of harvest: Feb 2013
Technical Analysis
Wine Information
Brand Group Heritage Collection
Variety Various
Blend Percentage
Food Suggestion
  • Range: Heritage Collection
R810.00 per item
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