Keet First Verse 2014

By , 3 July 2019



The First Verse 2014 is a blend of 30% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Cabernet Franc, 16% Malbec and 3% Petit Verdot, alcohol 14.5%, matured in oak for 20 months. The nose shows black and blue fruit, some earthiness , toasty oak and smoky reduction while the palate is dense and forceful – plenty of sweet fruit and smooth in texture. This is a far cry from the supremely elegant Cordoba Crescendo that winemaker Chris Keet used to make in yesteryear. Approximate retail price: R420 a bottle.

Editor’s rating: 90/100.

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