Zilzie Selection 23 CABERNET MERLOT 2020
Layers of rich ripe dark berries with a touch of spice.
Medium brick red with purple hues.
Blackberry fruit with integrated toasty oak.
Dark fruit characters, menthol with integrated tannins and oak.
Pepperoni Pizza or steak and mushroom pie.
Parcels of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes from selected vineyards were harvest at optimum maturity to maximize varietal fruit flavours and supple tannis. Fruit was fermented and left on skins in static and rotary fermenters for seven days to maximize colour and flavour extraction. After primary fermentation before being aged in French oak for six months. The wine was then blended and filtered prior to bottling.