De Toren Book XVII 2018
Named after the seventeenth book of Pliny where he discusses, amongst other things why wines from certain areas are exceptional. 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Franc. Made in very limited quantities (never more than 1200 bottles) from very low yields (max 300g/ vine) from specific parcels selected for optimum ripeness and aged in 200% new oak An opulent crème de-cassis, fruitcake and fig scented bouquet with a palate that is rich and intense, with silky smooth tannins. Seductive as well as powerful.