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Leeu Passant Dry Red Wine 2015 – Cabernet Franc & Cinsault Star in the Red Blend

Leeu Passant, Dry Red Wine 2015, Western Cape, South Africa, Wine Casual

Leeu Passant, Dry Red Wine 2015, Western Cape, South Africa

Tasting Note: You can taste the cabernet franc in this red blend which tilts towards the old world but with a restrained, new world style.

Deep-intensity ruby in color, this wine has an aromatic and perfumed nose of violet, blossom, black plum and raspberry.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus bodied red blend has soft, ripe, medium-plus tannin.

There is mid-palate complexity and balance between the fruit and tannin structure.

Bottle Note: An adventure into Cape wine heritage by Chris & Andrea Mullineux and Analjit Singh. 36% cabernet sauvignon, 33% cabernet franc, 31% cinsault.

Rating: 93 points
Price: $81 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 975 South African Rand (ZAR)
Alcohol: 13.5%
Tasted: Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Tasting Room, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 22, 2018

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