Rupert & Rothschild Classique Red 750ml
Discover Rupert & Rothschild Classique Red 750ml:
The aromas of blackcurrant and plum combined with tones of cedar wood and graphite. A large number of fresh berry flavors with fine tannins and a long finish.
At the foot of the picturesque Simonsberg mountain in the Franschhoek valley is the historic French farm Huguenot Frederiksburg, founded in 1690 and now home to Rupert and Rothschild Vigneron. It was in this valley more than 300 years ago that the first French Huguenot discovered for the first time a terroir similar to some wine regions in France. Hence their decision to settle and cultivate vineyards here.
Besides the Rupert and Rothschild families who want to produce world class wines, they are deeply committed to the conservation and protection of the environment. The winery is no exception when it comes to the philosophy of its owners: conservation and conservation measures are applied everywhere, thanks to traditional and modern winemaking methods.
To produce wines of the highest quality, special attention is given to vineyards and wineries. The conservation of the grapes in optimal conditions before the beginning of the winemaking process is in fact one of the greatest secrets of wine production. At Rupert & Rothschild, bunches are carefully harvested by hand and interference with the winemaking process is kept to a minimum.
Discover Blended Red Wine Wines
In the United States, a red mix is any American wine that isn't produced from a single grape type. It's an odd classification since many, if not all, red wines are and have always been mixes. A grand cru Bordeaux produced entirely of Cabernet, as well as Chiantis made entirely of Sangiovese, are the exception rather than the norm. In addition, California law only requires a wine's label to contain 75% of the grape type.
Winemakers combine grapes because it enables them to create a wine in a sense. A splash of Merlot may help soften Cabernet's tannins, while a dash of Syrah can give watery, inexpensive Pinot some punch. Blending is common in several regions: Rioja, for example, has traditionally blended Tempranillo, Graciano, and Garnacha. Many modern, inexpensive red blends, on the other hand, are simply created for mass appeallots of superripe, black fruit and no acidityusing whatever varietals would suffice.
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