Miles Mossop Wines, Introduction Red 2019 Bottle size: 750mlSouth Africa, Stellenbosch
Tasting notes on the 2018 vintage:
'Like the Introduction White, the red over-delivers at the price. With a nod to the Cape blends of the past, this is Cabernet Sauvignon based with 38% Cinsault, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Firm, concentrated yet refreshing, it benefits form the juiciness and vibrancy of the Cinsault. Drink 2021-24.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2020, 91/100
'60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cinsault, 15% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc – Cinsault appearing for the first time in this wine. Matured for 18 months in older oak. Aromatics of red and black berries, a particular leafy note plus a hint of pencil shavings. Medium bodied with clean fruit, bright acidity and fine tannins, the finish long and dry.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 90/100
|Technical analysis||RS: 2.0 g/L | TA: 5.3 g/L | PH: 3.55|
|Blend information||53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cinsault, 17% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc|
|Body||Medium to full-bodied|
|Drink to||Drink or cellar|
|Producer information||After nearly two decades at Tokara’s helm, Miles Mossop had the time to fine-tune his own brand. Miles Mossop Wines was established in 2004 with the vision to create wines unique in character, expressing the true nature of South Africa and the sites from which the grapes are sourced. It is a family business with Miles Mossop as winemaker and viticulturist including wines that are named after Miles and Samantha Mossop's three children.|
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com | AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com | CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za | DEC: Decanter | GS: Greg Sherwood MW | JS: James Suckling | JR: JancisRobinson.com | JD: Jeb Dunnuck | NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show | PG: Platter's Guide | ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com | TA: Tim Atkin MW | VIN: Vinous.com | WA: Wine Advocate | WE: Wine Enthusiast | WM: Winemag.co.za Report | WS: Wine Spectator