De Toren Fusion V 2006

Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa

Price: $41.99
Item No. 97084
  • ST91
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Intensive purple/black in color with satin rim. sweet ripe fruits with the freshness of rose petals that open up to an earthiness, sweet sugars, cinnamon and liquorish that talks to different parts of the palate at the same time.

Mineral tones greet you at first, followed by sweet ripe blackcurrant, cinnamon, caramel and liquorish. The flavours that remain on the palate after it is swallowed are long lasting. The fusion of acidity, ripe tannin structure and complexity derived from the five varieties, combines to bring out the best in this stunning vintage. The Carbernet Sauvignon dominance in this Bordeaux style blend will see the wine age way into the future.

If stored in optimal conditions this wine should last 10 - 15 years.

Learn About De Toren Map ItMap It

De Toren proprietors Emil and Sonette den Dulk left Johannesburg in 1991 to establish their vineyards in the Polkadraai Hills of Stellenbosch. Situated on southern facing slopes overlooking False Bay, De Toren enjoys the cooling effect of constant ocean breezes. Taking a holistic approach to keeping vineyard soils healthy and balanced, viticulturalist Ernest Manuel employs...

Read More About De Toren

Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

Read More About South Africa

Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

Read More About Bordeaux Red Blends

LIM145560706_2006

About Professional Ratings

close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)

Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup