2013 Three Cape Ladies

Warwick Estate

91Average Score
Red
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£20.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

A blend of 50% Pinotage, 34% Shiraz and 16% Cabernet Sauvignon aged in French oak for 18 months (22% new), the 2013 Three Cape Ladies sees more Pinotage than previous vintages because of the sheer quality (it comes from a high density block, around 4,629 vines per hectare, planted 15 years ago). The nose is very perfumed with hints of peppermint infusing the black plum and black cherry fruit, with white fennel revealed by continued aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin. There is a pleasing sense of purity here and their decision to up the percentage of Pinotage was an astute one, lending this a rounded, very supple and harmonious finish that just slips down the throat. This is recommended. Nov 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 91-/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
South Africa
Region
Stellenbosch
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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Country
South Africa
Region
Stellenbosch
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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