4 ½ Stars 2019 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
Trademark elegance with light tannin grip on 16 (93 pts) with dads petit verdot, cab franc, malbec & petite sirah. Supple & sleek but lean with muscle & power. 40% naturally fermented. Oak is French, third new, for 20 months. Composed & alluring. WO Stellenbosch.
92 pts Tim Atkin MW 2018
It says Cabernet Sauvignon on the label, but this includes 15% Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Sirah. It’s a closed, intense, ageworthy wine from four different blocks, with finely judged (30% new) oak, and a fresh cassis black-cherry like finish. 2019-2026.