2017 Great Red, Great South African Wine Co.

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot. Beautiful lift – homage to old South African wines, plenty of Cinsault, and lovely texture and length. Lovely purity and depth. Very fine, textured and saline. Beautiful vibrancy and length. Outstanding, this.

Critic score
91/100
Pricing
Bottle
En primeur
In stock
£16.48
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
In stock
£98.88

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    South Africa
  • Maturity
    Young 2020 - 2027
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    14%
2017 Great Red, Great South African Wine Co.

TASTING NOTES

The Great Rouge is Cabernet Sauvignon based with Cinsault and lesser amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Made as a tribute to the Château Libertas blends of old, this is savoury and delicately wooded, with firmish tannins and bramble, raspberry and blackcurrant fruit.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (September 2019)
91/100