Finds: Award Winning De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z
The festive season is around the corner and the prospect of Christmas shopping is looming. De Toren Private Cellar, a boutique wine farm in Stellenbosch, have made things effortlessly simple and are offering the ultimate luxury gift for Christmas – the acclaimed and award winning De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z.
Two exceptional and legendary blends that will be highly appreciated by wine-enthusiast friends and family, to add to their growing wine collection. De Toren Fusion V is a blend of 5 Bordeaux Varietals; Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec, and the De Toren Z is made in a more subtle style with a a predominant Merlot base.
De Toren “Z”
Accolades: Award winning wine – gold medal at Mundus Vini in 2012
Tasting Notes: Aromas of perfectly ripe blueberries and mulberries abound on the nose. This intensely coloured wine’s juicy,fruit core is supported with nuances of cardamom spice and herbs as well as hints of sweet English fudge. The nose finishes off with a superb limestone minerality.
On the palate the well-integrated flavors of crème de cassis is perfectly balanced with a delicate acidity. The oak integration respectfully complements the wine’s structure, ensuring fine, creamy tannins. True to the nose, the wine lingers in ones mouth with an appealing minerality,long after the final sip!
De Toren Fusion V
Tasting Notes: The intense, dark colour lures one closer, to discover a rich, perfumed, classic Bordeaux styled nose. The focus and clarity of deep, ripe, dark fruit seduce the senses, compelling you towards further investigation, revealing subtle, supporting layers of oriental spices, rose petals and a slight minerality.
Tasting this wine reveals a perfect complement to the bouquet. The core of concentrated ripe juicy black berries are perfectly supported and respected by fine grained oak integration, giving this wine a long, lingering finish ending off delicately sweet, long after the last sip.
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