Cornerstone 2011

Cornerstone

$39.50

Quick Overview

The wine presents with red fruit nose of cassis, blackcurrant and mulberry. Delicate perfumed
aromas are backed with an underlying graphite line. Fresh, herbal, lifting notes from the
Cabernet Franc contribute to the balance of the wine. The Merlot adds the depth and length
on the palate. The lifted freshness of the palate is a factor of a firm natural acidity. Layered
underlying fruit provides balance and bottle ageing potential of 7-10 years.

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Product Description

The wine presents with red fruit nose of cassis, blackcurrant and mulberry. Delicate perfumed
aromas are backed with an underlying graphite line. Fresh, herbal, lifting notes from the
Cabernet Franc contribute to the balance of the wine. The Merlot adds the depth and length
on the palate. The lifted freshness of the palate is a factor of a firm natural acidity.

The Cornerstone has always been an important wine within the Reyneke range. The components consist of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 19% Cabernet Franc. The grapes are farmed Biodymically and the wine made without the use of yeasts, enzymes, added acidity or settling agents. The wine spends 18/Month in french oak barrels, 20% new and 80% second and third fill.  Layered underlying fruit provides balance and bottle aging potential of 7-10/yrs.

Awards & Accolades
Platter’s Guide 2015: 4 Stars
Jancis Robinson 2015: 16+/20
Neal Martin 2014: 90 Points

 

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