Vergelegen Estate DNA 2017
Vergelegen Estate DNA
Region: Stellenbosch, Costal Region, South Africa
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: 66% Cabernet Franc, 27% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon
The Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon blend has berry fruit and chocolate notes and shows a serious tannin structure and intensity but has soft round features that linger on the palate.
DNA is a Cabernet Franc dominant blend from the Vergelegen Estate. The grapes were selected from the estates Kopland and Rooiland vineyards.
Since 1700, Vergelegen (meaning “situated far away”) has been a historic estate in Somerset West, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Extending over 3000 hectares, from the banks of the Lourens River to the rock faces of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, Vergelegen is one of South’s Africa’s most prominent wineries. This is reflected by the fact its wines have earned more than 200 local and international awards since 1999 including the coveted Château Pichon Longueville.