Groot Constantia 2017 Cape Winemakers Guild Gouverneurs Auction Reserve Red (Constantia)

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Winemaker: Boela Gerber. This blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon and 46% Cabernet Franc is not shy or slight in intensity or personality. A rich, opulent nose of ripe blackberry, boysenberry and black plum form the bouquet. There's a classic cassis tone to it all, with a mentholated accent and additional notes of char, cigar box and leather that are similarly classic and enticing. The palate is bold and structured, with serious mouthcoating tannins that lend a lasting dry impression to the spicy, evolving finish. The concentration of black fruit along with moderate acidity form a complete, cohesive package that shows a ton of long-term potential and promise. Hold until 2028 and through 2038. Lauren Buzzeo

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    Indigo Wine Group
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