Wine De Trafford, Perspective, 2006
Reviews of purchase De Trafford, Perspective, 2006
Wine, ruby-red color.
Soft and very delicate taste of the wine is filled with notes of black and red berries that adorn the mineral shades, cardamom and wild herbs. Aftertaste - a long, gradually revealed.
The aroma of wine is fragrant notes of ripe red currant berries, tobacco and spices.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and cheeses.
"Perspective" - a dry red wine with a rich, full-bodied flavor and full body. The wine is made from a blend of three grape varieties - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, which are collected from the best vineyard sites located on the eastern slopes of the Helderberg Mountains. Yields vines vineyard this is no more than 1 kg of grapes from the vine.
The grapes are harvested in 20-kg boxes and gently crushed by hand. Then the berries are natural fermentation in barrels at a temperature conducive for each class within 14 days with daily 1-4 fold by pressing. Using the barrel allows you to integrate shade of oak, add color depth and complexity of taste. For excerpts used a small amount of new barrels of French oak, the rest were previously in use. They wine spends 22 months, after which it is not filtering, hand bottled. Wine as well at a young age, and after several years of aging. The optimal duration of use: 2010-2016 years.
De Trafford Winery is situated on the farm "Mont Fleur" between Stellenbosch and Helderberg Mountain, in the farthest corner of the region. Here are grown mainly red grape varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Wine "De Trafford" differ bright personality, rich flavor, lively structure. Winemaker and owner of the manor David Trafford specializes in the manufacture of two styles of wines: dry wines, wandering on the natural yeast, and luxurious sweet "straw" wine (Vin de paille). Red wine wineries, including Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon majestic equally individual, as well as decorating bottles with wine labels work great author Rita Trafford.