Camels Red 2021

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SKU: 21-693150

Winemaker Alessandro Nel speaks about the Fort Berens Camels Red 2021

Wine Specs
6.80 g/l
This wine is ready to be enjoyed now, or it will age well until 2024.
Bottling Date
August 9, 2022
Residual Sugar
3.60 g/l
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A fruit-forward red blend expressing lots of dark fruit aromas of plums and mulberries, with hints of dark chocolate and mocha coming through. This medium-bodied red blend with fresh and juicy tannins is ready to be enjoyed now.
Production Notes
37% Cabernet Franc 35% Merlot 11% Cabernet Sauvignon 17% Pinot Noir
Winemaker Notes
This red blend includes a number of varietals, each adding different components to the wine. Merlot and Cabernet Franc provided lots of dark fruit and tannin, while the Pinot Noir provided lovely floral notes. Malolactic fermentation took place in tank with purposefully selected French oak blocks which led to notes of chocolate and mocha. A further maturation of the blend took place in neutral French oak barrels for an additional 4 months to allow the blend to integrate before bottling.
Food Pairing Notes
Enjoy this delightful red blend with friends around the campfire, or pair it with BBQ beef burgers or housemade pizza.
260 cases

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