Seriously Old Dirt 2019 displays a brilliant, deep garnet-red colour. This wine delivers layers of fresh fruit on the nose; plum, black cherry, and blackberry along with warm notes of baking spice and vanilla pod. Subtle liquorice and seductive tobacco and hazelnut add a luxurious dimension.Flavours of ripe black cherry develop into lovely mineral notes, along with a lingering finish. Sumptuous and supple, with a line of acidity, giving elegance and balance.
Matured for eighteen months in older French oak barrique. Seriously Old Dirt 2019 consists of Cabernet Sauvignon (eighty-six percent), Malbec (six percent), Merlot (five percent) and Cabernet Franc (3 percent)
Only 330 barrels were made
Vilafonté is a groundbreaking collaboration between some of the most talented members of the global winemaking community, bridging together the best of both North American and South African wine know-how. Named for the special soil type that defines this protect's terroir, Vilafonté joins Robert Mondavi Winery alums Zelma Long and Phil Freese (the former Vice-President of Wine Growing who designed the first Opus One vineyards AND helped plant Aperture Cellar’s 100-point vineyards) with Michael Ratcliffe (Director of the famous South African estate, Warwick). Together, this dream team brings an impressive set of credentials to create some of South Africa's most impressive, modernly styled wines.