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      Tasting Notes
      Journeys End 'The Pastors Blend' Cabernet/Merlot 2017

      New arrivals to these shores and indeed to James Nicholson Wines.These are some of the best wines we have tasted from South Africa and are delighted to be addding them to our fantastic range.

      Among the long rolling south-facing slopes of the Stellenbosch winelands, caressed by cool coastal breezes, lies the boutique winery and vineyard, Journey’s End. With only a handful of premium, hand-crafted wines produced here, the focus is very much on quality.

      'The Pastors Blend' Cabernet/Merlot is a well-judged partnership of the classic Bordeaux varieties, resulting in an elegant, harmonious wine for earlier drinking rather than long-term cellaring. All cultivars
      were matured separately and then subjected to a 12 month barrelling period (second and third fill French oak barrels) before being blended, fined and bottled.

      This old World style red blend displays rich dark red fruit aromas including blackcurrant, blueberry and ripe cherry as well as violet floral tones. These aromas follow through into the palate and are
      accompanied by sweet tobacco and Christmas cake characters from oak aging. This wine has a wellintegrated tannic structure showing elegance and lengthy finish.

      Wine Facts

      Grape Variety
      Cabernet Franc
      Grape Variety
      Cabernet Sauvignon
      Grape Variety
      Merlot
      Grape Variety
      Petit Verdot
      Country
      South Africa
      Region
      Stellenbosch
      Vintage
      2017
      Colour
      Red
      Type (Still/Sparkling)
      Still
      Provenance (Old/New World)
      New World
      Body Style
      Medium Bodied Red
      Sweetness
      Dry
      Drinking Stage
      Drink
      Organic
      No
      Biodynamic
      No
      Vegan
      Yes

      Please note product image may differ slightly from actual product received

      Buy with confidence at JNWine.com

      We've been recognised as IWC Regional Merchant of the Year NI 26 times, and received rave reviews from Decanter

      merchant of the year NI 18.jpg  

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