Boschendal 1685 Cabernet Sauvignon
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Dark ruby with a vibrant pink rim. Generous red fruit with hints of cassis and pepper on the nose. Sumptuous entry with concentrated mulberry, fleshy plum fruit and white pepper well integrated with oak spice intrigue to the long succulent fruity finish. Soft ripe tannins give fullness and richness to the winemaking it exceptionally easy to drink, whilst still retaining structure to support years in the bottle.
|AWN Wine Style|
|AWN Wine Style||Full Bodied Red|
|Short Tasting Notes||Cassis. Pepper. Plum. Oak. Rich But Easy.|
|Why AWN Pick This Wine||Nearly every wine region offers Cabernet, in South Africa it expresses robust dark fruits and perfect oak balance.|
|Recognitions||91pts – James Suckling|
|Food Pairing||Hotpot Beef, Bulgogi, Steak|
|VARIETAL - RED GRAPES||Cabernet Sauvignon|
BOSCHENDAL (Since 1685)
*Boschendal selected wines are featured in 3 Michelin Star French Restaurant “Joel Robuchon” (Japan)*
Today Boschendal wines are enjoyed in more than 50 countries. The coveted South African Wine Producer of the Year Award that Boschendal brought home from The International Wine and Spirits Competition in London in 2004 benchmarks the global excellence of a brand born of pedigreed origins. Together with an outstanding winemaking team, Boschendal is destined to rise and amaze the world with every passing vintage.
The 1685 range is presented in a unique curvaceous bottle inspired by the traditional bottle design used through the ages and commemorates the year of the original title deeds. These wines express the style and class that is particular to our estate and coastal surrounds, with special focus on purity of fruit lavished with measured modern winemaking for depth, breadth and balance.