Villiera Cru Monro Cabernet/Merlot 1998

Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa

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Item No. 40676
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

A classic blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with deep red colours. On the nose hints of vanilla, cinnamon and blackcurrant can be detected. It coats the palate and lingers on the aftertaste. The tannins are significant but soft.

Learn About Villiera

The winemaking tradition of the Grier family began in the 1970's with cousins Jeff and Simon Grier qualifying as oenologist and viticulturist respectively. Their pursuit of winemaking excellence found a home in 1983 with the purchase of the Villiera vineyards in the Paarl Region. A short while later Cathy Grier (now Brewer) joined the family business to head up the sales team. ...

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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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