Uncategorised / 23 Aug 2022

Dornier Donatus Red 2018 – TOP 10 Bordeaux Style Red Blend in SA

For the second successive year Dornier Donatus Red has secured a Top 10 ranking in the Prescient Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Competition. Sharing joint second place at 94 points this wine is exemplary of Dornier’s ongoing pursuits towards fine wine production. The 2018 vintage of Donatus Red is a blend of 61.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11.5% Cabernet Franc, 11.5% Malbec, 11.5% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot. Matured for 18 months in French Oak, the wine shows aromas and flavours of red and black berries, herbs and earth. The pallet is full bodied with dense fruit and sleek tannins. Donatus Red pairs excellently with lamb, venison or rare beef fillet. It also works well with earthy, rich vegetarian dishes and stews prepared with red wine and tomatoes. Dornier Donatus Red 2018 is available to taste and purchase at The Wine Lounge at Dornier.

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