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Fleur du Cap releases Decanter’s SA Best Red Bordeaux Varietal

Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, crowned best South African red Bordeaux Varietal over £10 and Regional Trophy winner at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards in London has just been released.

fdc-cab-sauv-unf-NV-HRThis fruit driven Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon, crafted by winemaker Justin Corrans and cellarmaster Andrea Freeborough is made in the classic, full-bodied Bordeaux style from three prized Stellenbosch vineyard blocks nurtured by viticulturist Bennie Liebenberg.

“The Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon remains one of my favourite wines due to its complexity, drinkability and versatility,” says Andrea.

With eloquent hints of fruit cake, subtle nuances of mocha and spicy oak aromas tempting the nose, concentrated plum and blackberry fruit follow through onto the palate complemented by balanced, integrated oak flavours. Firm, grippy tannins add a velvety texture that lingers on the finish.  Ideal to enjoy with beef fillet and roast lamb or strong-flavoured cheeses, the Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon is the ultimate winter table accessory.

Alternatively, serve this Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon with focacia seasoned with fine grained, mineral rich Flaked Khoisan sea salt as an appetiser. The texture of the salted bread and herbs meld seamlessly with this superbly balanced wine and would set the perfect tone for a casual get together in the comfort of your own home.

Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 is available at select fine dining restaurants, boutique wine stores or the Fleur du Cap cellar door at Die Bergkelder in Stellenbosch from around R120 per bottle.

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