Delavia Adagio

A Bordeaux Blend
Current Vintage - 2015

Barrel-aged in new tight grain, medium toasted Nadalie French oak, the complex blackcurrant flavours combine well with the spice oak infusion. Cabernet Sauvignon 52%, Merlot 43%, Petit Verdot 2%, Malbec 2% and Cabernet Franc 1%.

Origin

Grapes for this wine originate from Delavia, Stellenbosch. The vinyard lies 300 meters above sea-level, against the western slopes of the Helderberg Mountains. Grown high up on the majestic hills of Stellenbosch, various cultivars contribute to this elegant blend. This finely crafted wine reflects old-world traditions with new world style.

Analysis

Alcohol: 15% | Residual sugar: 3.4g/l | Total acid: 6.4g/l | Ph: 3.57

Viticulture

Vinyard block: S2
Soil type:  Oakleaf
Direction planted: North East-South west
Density: 3086 vines/ha
Year planted: 2001
Irrigation: Drip

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