Tokara Director’s Reserve Red
The wine has stunning depth of colour. Displaying intense garnet centre and a ruby rim.
The nose is shy at first then opens up to a melange of red and black fruits with hints of dried herbs, Eucalyptus, cedar wood and graphite. The wine enters the palate with amazing clarity. The flavours are those of dark cherries, raspberries and black currant.
There is a hint of herbal spice on the mid-palate which leads to fine, firm tannins on the
This wine drinks well now but will benefit from ageing until 2026
TThis wine is a blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot,5% Cabernet franc and 5% Malbec. The grapes originated from TOKARA’s premium vineyards on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain.
The wine was bottled in January 2014 after a light egg white fining and without filtration.
28 000 bottles were produced.
Personal food pairing: Serve with Veal Osso Bucco or Grilled fillet steak served with red wine sauce, bone marrow, shallots and French fries.