Wine Linton Park, "Louis Fourie 1699" Cabernet Sauvignon
The wine is characterized by an attractive dark ruby color.
The taste of wine is perfectly balanced, has a soft texture, cherry notes, hints of vanilla, spices and smoke. The finish is long, with hints of chocolate and mocha.
The aromatic bouquet of wine abounds with tones of ripe black currants and cherries, which are complemented by nuances of underwood.
Experts recommend to consume this wine paired with pork chops with cream and garlic sauce, a dish with mushrooms, rice and couscous.
Vintage 2011 was awarded a bronze medal at the IWSC in 2012.
Winery and Cellars Company Linton Park situated in a very picturesque place called Slangrivier (Snake River). Slengriver - a farm in the Western Cape, which was provided in 1699 by Willem Adriaan van der Stel (the then Governor of the Cape of Good Hope), Frenchman Louis Fourie. Louis, in turn, are planted vineyards and established the first wine. Vineyards grow on the company's rich soil slopes Groenberg, at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level, where there has been sufficient rainfall and cooler temperatures that provides the vines all the necessary conditions for rest before next spring and vine blossom. The farm covers 294 hectares, 100 of which are reserved for the cultivation of noble grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinotage, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. In 1995, the farm was completely restored, updated equipment in the production and in the cellars.