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Bottle of Waterford The Jem

Original price R 1,950.00 - Original price R 1,950.00
Original price
R 1,950.00
R 1,950.00 - R 1,950.00
Current price R 1,950.00

Our iconic flagship blend is named after the owner of Waterford Estate, Jeremy Ord, or “Jem”, as he is affectionately known. This is a master blend of different red varietals that collectively epitomise the best of the vintage at Waterford Estate. It is created with the idea of showcasing the artistry behind winemaking, which is the skill of blending - combining all the components into a seamless whole, that’s greater than the sum of its parts. The Jem is rated among the best wines South Africa produces and voted among the Top 1% of wines in the world

The Jem is a physical expression of the philosophy here at Waterford Estate and reflects the diversity and unique character of the South African people and Winelands. The intricacies of the nose demonstrates the complexity of The Jem Blend, with the nose showing an umami character underpinned by an earthy note as a result of our unique character on the Helderberg Mountain. The complexity of the nose is reinforced with black and red berry fruits, baked cinnamon and soft oaky vanilla notes. The palate follows the effortless complexity of the nose with classical tannins and a bright, balancing acidity adding to the well-integrated body of the wine. The renowned classic minerality found in Waterford Estate’s wines adds richness and tension to the blend. Furthermore, the layers of the blend contribute to a lingering finish, amplifying its complexity.

Cultivars: Cabernet Sauvignon 48%, Shiraz 22%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Mourvèdre 7%, Petit Verdot 6%, Merlot 4%, Barbera 3%, Sangiovese 2%

Tim Atkin SA Special Report 2021 - 97 Points
Vivino App - Top 1% of wines in the world

Platters Wine Guide - 5 stars
Cathay Hong Kong International - Gold - 97 points

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