Idiom Bordeaux Blend 2013


£26.45 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2013 Other vintages
2012 and 2010
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Bottega
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
The winery Bottega elaborates this Idiom Bordeaux Blend 2013 , a red wine from Stellenbosch that is made of petit verdot, merlot and cabernet sauvignon of 2013 and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Elaboration of Idiom Bordeaux Blend 2013

Idiom Bordeaux Blend 2013 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)


  • View: beautiful and bright deep cherry red with violet hues.
  • Nose: a mixture multi-clone noble varieties. A intriguing aromas of ripe black cherries, leather and tea leaves are followed by notes of cedar, blackberry and cassis character characteristic.
  • Mouth: a serious wine, tight and with a long, lingering finish. A wine with a great pedigree that will reward the winery.

APPELLATION: DO Stellenbosch, South Africa.

VINEYARD: Idiom Ltda.

GRAPES: 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 17%, 17% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot.

AGEING: the wine is moved to 225L barrels, 45% new French oak barrels of 225L during 14 months of maturation.

PREPARATION: these grapes were received and cold maceration six days before the fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Fermented at between 24-28 ° C for 1 week and a half.

WINE PAIRING: Grilled red meats.



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In 1920– Domenico Bottega. Distilleria Bottega has a three-generation history of people dealing with wine and grappa behind itself. In the 1920s, Domenico Bottega was a wine trader.

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Reviews of Idiom Bordeaux Blend 2013


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4 /5

- A full-bodied blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
- It is very expressive on the nose with sour blueberry and cherry aromas competing well with blackcurrant leaf and soft smoke.
- On the palate, there are good firm tannins with lots of restrained red and black fruit with hints of vanilla, spice and dark roasted coffee.
- A succulent wine with a long finish.
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Reviews of other vintages of Idiom Bordeaux Blend 20132010


- Inviting aromas of cassis, hazelnuts and marzipan spills over into subtle dark fruit, with tannins and a complex long lingering finish.
- Full bodied blend of Cabernet sauvignon (43%), Merlot (31%) and Cabernet franc (25%).
- These grapes received six days cold pre-fermentation maceration prior to fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine was then moved into 225L barrels, 50% new French and Hungarian oak for 14 months maturation.
- Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 43%, Merlot 31%, and Cabernet Franc 25%.
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