Graham Beck The Game Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
This week’s wine is a great example of what comes out of South Africa. Graham Beck The Game Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014. This is the last year Graham Beck Winery will have made still wine. From that point on sparkling wine became their focus. In 2010 Graham passed away and the wineries were reorganized and properties sold. The Game Reserve line of wines came about when Graham started a private nature preserve to save the Flora and Fauna of the region. Right now there are no less than 13,500 Hectares of land set aside now called the Rooiberg Breede River Conservancy by Graham Beck Estates and their neighbors.
The Robertson Region of the Breede River Valley
The Beck property is located in the lust Karoo ecosystem which is part of the Cape Floral System of the Western Cape. The climate is very similar to that of the Champagne region of France. This property is located on some of the riches limestone deposits in the Western Cape.
The Cape Leopard
The cape leopard is one of Africa’s big 5 Animals. The Cape Leopard is one of the subspecies of the leopard. This cat is critical to the sustainability of other species in the area. Graham Beck Wines decided to dedicate this portfolio of wines.
What I found
I gave this wine plenty of time to open and find the proper temperature. The color is of perfect clarity with nice clear edges with legs that are pronounced. This wine has a luscious aroma of dark
I hope everyone has a great week, stay safe. Until the next time