ALVI'S DRIFT - DRIFT FUSION - 2015
The grapes are all from our own farm. It was harvested selectively, in the early morning, by hand at a balling of 25°
IN THE CELLAR
The wine was fermented on their skins in open fermenters and punched through regularly by hand. Directly after crushing about 30% of the juice was drawn off. After fermentation the wine was matured for 22 months in a combination of French and American Oak barrels of which a third were new barrels.
It is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinotage.
AD Drift Fusion is a classic cape blend is full of ripe blackberries, mulberries and plums, integrated with vanilla and cashew nut characters through careful oak maturation. A perfect partner for red meat, game, duck and mature cheeses. This wine will continue to improve with age for 5-8 years.