Cognac One | uQamata 2016 - Cognac One
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uQamata 2016

A complex wine highlighting notes of raspberries, blackberries, and red fruits, followed by a lingering herbal finish. Great aging potential. Decant before drinking.

WINEMAKER  Meyer Joubert

WINERY  Joubert-Tradauw

APPELLATION  W.O. Tradouw, South Africa

GRAPE VARIETIES  73% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, 9% Shiraz

TERROIR  Karoo shale mixed with clay.

VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Hand harvest using sustainable methods. Pre-fermentation cold maceration at 8°C for three days. Punch down fermentation with natural wild yeast for 14 days.

AGING  20 months in 300/500L of 30% new fill French oak barrels, the rest in third and fourth fill.

FOOD PAIRING  Perfectly complements all types of meat dishes especially a rack of lamb, duck, goose, or turkey. Delicious with tomato-based pasta.


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