De Toren Fusion V 2002
Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa
Deep red and purple in color with intense layers of raspberry, black currant, coffee, leather, licorice, cedar, plums and fine spices. A full round mouthfull, leading to layers of fruit and oak flavors that linger.
Pairs with chicken mole, pork chops with mustard rub, grilled andouille sausages, steak au poivre, strip steak with mushroom reduction, duck, lamb shanks or osso bucco.
De Toren proprietors Emil and Sonette den Dulk left Johannesburg in 1991 to establish their vineyards in the Polkadraai Hills of Stellenbosch. Situated on southern facing slopes overlooking False Bay, De Toren enjoys the cooling effect of constant ocean breezes. Taking a holistic approach to keeping vineyard soils healthy and balanced, viticulturalist Ernest Manuel employs sustainable farming practices throughout the property. Infrared Aerial Imaging is used extensively in order to monitor ripeness in various vineyard... View More