Reyneke, Cornerstone 750ml 2017South Africa, Stellenbosch
Blend: 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Cabernet Franc and 14% Merlot
'Cornerstone is Reyneke's Bordeaux style red blend, produced from a combination of Cabernet Sauvignon with 46% Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Grassy, fresh and intense, with plenty of underlying structure and ageing potential, well-integrated 30% new wood and more focus than preceding releases. Drink 2021-25.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2020, 92/100
'This classical Bordeaux style blend combines feshness with real concentration, showcasing the best of Stellenbosch. Intense notes of blackcurrant, star anise, thyme with underlying dark fuit complete the nose of this blend. A core of dark fuit on the palate, combined with a good tannin structure and great complexity, makes this wine linger on the palate.' – Winemaker
Alc: 13.9% | RS: 1.9 g/L | TA: 5.5 g/L | PH: 3.59
Reyneke is one of 5 Stellenbosch properties to get First Growth status in Tim Atkin’s 2017 SA Report. Reyneke farm began in 1863 when it was then named ‘Uitzicht’, meaning ‘view’. It is located overlooking Stellenbosch and False Bay with north, south and east facing slopes. Reyneke is certified organic and biodynamic and follows sustainable practices in everything they do. ‘Their wines demonstrate the care they take, not infallible wines, rather honest and personality-driven wines that are distinctive, as much cerebral as sensory experiences,’ says Neal Martin.
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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