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Selection 1679 Cape Blend 2020

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Selection 1679 Cape Blend 2020
Selection 1679 Cape Blend 2020
Selection 1679 Cape Blend 2020
     
  • GOV-052020
  • Harmonious composition of fruit and spices
  • Perfectly balanced and soft on the palate
  • Full-bodied red wine with a long finish
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The Selection 16/79 Cape Blend shimmers in a very dark, intense ruby red in the glass. The...
The Selection 16/79 Cape Blend shimmers in a very dark, intense ruby red in the glass. The irresistible combination of red and dark fruits and spices, which the blend owes to its grape varieties Pinotage (50%) and Shiraz (50%), already spoils the connoisseur's senses in the bouquet. Aromas of ripe plums and sweet tobacco with a hint of cedar and cinnamon round off the first impression very successfully. Full-bodied and soft, the Selection 16/79 Cape Blend caresses the palate and the lively acidity is very pleasant without being a push-over. The red wine matured for six months in American and Hungarian oak and is perfectly balanced. With its long finish, the Selection 16/79 Cape Blend remains in the memory even after the last sip and is therefore a real treat on its own. However, the blend also accompanies dishes with pasta or dark meat very well. The red wine is part of the Selection 16/79, a collection that reminds us of the roots of the South African winemaking tradition with its distinctive wines, which began with Simon van der Stel, who became governor of the Cape in 1679.

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Name:
Selection 1679 Cape Blend 2020
Article-No.:
GOV-052020
Grape Varieties:
Pinotage (50%), Shiraz (50%)
Vintage:
2020
Winery:
Selection 16/79
Importer/ Distributor:
CAPREO GmbH- Gildeweg 10- 46562 Voerde- Germany
Food Business Operator:
CAPREO GmbH, Gildeweg 10, 46562 Voerde, Germany
Producer:
Hill & Dale Vineyard, Vlottenburg Road, 7603, Stellenbosch, Südafrika
Bottle Cap:
Screw Cap
Price:
12.95€ / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
13,5 % Vol.
Acidity:
5,4 g/l
Residual Sugar:
3,4 g/l
Serve at:
16-18 °C
Best before:
2025
In the Cellar:
Matured in American and Hungarian oak for six months.
Appellation:
Stellenbosch
Allergen:
Sulphite

Selection 16/79 – a declaration of love to the South African art of winemaking

Selection 16/79 commemorates Simon van der Stel, who came to South Africa in 1679 and became the first governor of the Cape. He was also the one who founded the wine culture of his new homeland and thus laid the foundation for the winemaking tradition in the Cape Winelands, which continues to this day. The Selection 16/79 is not only a homage to the origins of South African viticulture, but also reflects the richness and unique character of South African wines. The fact that the wines in Selection 16/79 offer something of everything that makes South African winemaking special is due on the one hand to the fact that the grapes come from different growing regions, but also to first-class winemakers.

Selection 16/79: A wine collection as colourful as the rainbow nation

Selection 16/79 consists of five diverse red wines, two fruity fresh white wines, one rosé and two sparkling wines. All wine creations have been created in cooperation with selected winemakers and reflect the different facets of the South African wine world. For red wine lovers, Selection 16/79 offers a Pinotage, a Merlot, a Cabernet Sauvignon or a classic Cape Blend. A Sauvignon Blanc from the Elgin and a typical Chardonnay will delight white wine fans. With the Sparkling White and the Sparkling Rosé, two sparkling wines round off the Selection 16/79.

Selection 16/79 – always a good choice

Thanks to its multi-faceted nature, Selection 16/79 offers the right wine for every occasion. If, for example, you are looking for an uncomplicated white wine to enjoy with family and friends, you will find Sauvignon Blanc a wonderful companion, which incidentally also goes well with light dishes. Speaking of food: In this regard, all the creations in Selection 16/79 are a good choice. The Chardonnay is simply a dream with fish, and Cape Blend, for example, goes perfectly with your favourite pasta. At a party – or if you have a good reason to toast – the two sparkling wines should not be missing. As different in style as the creations of Selection 16/79 are, thanks to their complexity and fruity elegance they all radiate South African flair in the glass on every occasion.