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Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal 2015

750 ml, 14,58 % Vol.
Grape Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%), Petit Verdot (10%)
Winery : Neethlingshof

The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal is an extraordinary Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blend with aromas of dark berries that are lightly supported by oak and vanilla Aromas.

Wine in Detail
Goes with :
Dunklem Fleisch Käse Wild
20.90 €
27.87 €/l
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The Wine in Detail
The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal pours with an intensive dark red in the glass. Aromas of plums, black currant and cherries rise into the gourmet’s nose. Light flavours of oak and cedar wood as well as vanilla are perceivable. On the palate, the full-bodied red wine presents itself with a strong but also a very soft tannin structure and the fruity aromas of prune and cassis. By  the way: The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal is named after the African lynx who returned to the vineyards of Neethlingshof due to a sustainability programme.

Goes with …
The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal goes perfectly well with hearty casseroles and hotpots. But it is also always the right choice with spicy meat like steak or venison.

Grape variety
The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal is a cuvee out of the varieties Cabernet SauvignonMerlot and Petit Verdot. Cabernet Sauvignon is responsible for the typical aromas of black currant and Merlot for the taste of plum. Together with Petit Verdot the vintners created an outstanding red wine with an unique character.

The Winery
The Neethlingshof estate is situated in the famous area of Stellenbosch. It is very popular with tourists and gourmets. Neethlingshof has three centuries of experience and  tradition. The estates varieties grow perfectly because of the excellent climatic conditions and they yield premium products like the Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal every year.

Storage
The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal ripened in barrels made of French and American oak for 16 months. Through this kind of maturing it gained its unique aroma. It convinces already today with its fruity character but also tastes delicious after some years of storing.



Fact-Sheet

Name Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal 2015
Article-Nr. NEE-082015
Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%), Petit Verdot (10%)
Vintage 2015
Winery Neethlingshof
Importer Distell (Europe) Ltd., UK-TW12 1NP Hampton Hill
Short Description

The Neethlingshof Short Story Collection The Caracal is an extraordinary Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blend with aromas of dark berries that are lightly supported by oak and vanilla Aromas.

Style Rich and Dominant
Goes with ... Cheese, Dark Meat, Venison
Price 20.90 € / Bottle of 750 ml, 27.87 €/l
Alcohol Strength 14,58 % Vol.
Acidity 5,3 g/l
Residual Sugar 2,9 g/l
Serve at 16-18 °C
Best before 2025
In the Cellar Mature in American and French oak barrels for 16 months.
Appellation Stellenbosch
Awards Veritas Double Gold, 4.5 John Platter Stars
Allergen contains sulphite
Shop Usability Award 2013 TOP 5 Vinum Winetradeclub Mitglied
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