Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa

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Item No. 87511
  • ST89
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

Mulderbosch Faithful Hound is a Bordeaux-style red blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon; 34% Merlot; 6% Shiraz, 3% Malbec, and 3% Cabernet Franc. It is deep ruby red in color with a nose of strawberry, black currant spice and oak. It is dry and mellow, medium/full in body, with a nice touch of oak. The wine's rich flavors of plums, blackberries and vanilla are well balanced with its soft tannins. On the finish, it is long and pleasing.

The Faithful Hound label was created to honor the dog Bos ("Bushy" in Afrikaans; he was rather large and terribly hairy), who kept a 3-year watch over Mulderbosch farm after his owner passed away and the farm was abandoned. He keeps his vigil over the farm from under the apple tree, where he was buried several years ago.

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Widely recognized as one of South Africa's most iconic producers, Mulderbosch is well-known for its Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Rose and its Bordeaux blend - The Faithful Hound - and is located east of Cape Town in the Stellenbosch Hills. Stellenboxch has a Mediterranean climate that is largely impacted by the confluence of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, with long, warm...

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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...

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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...

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