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The 2016 Vintage Blend Tasting Results Announced

Months of meticulous crafting and duteous tweaking were invested in the potential 2016 vintage blends of the renowned De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z Bordeaux-style wines. The concluding results of these blends, following three rounds of blend tastings, are finally announced…

The selected blend for the De Toren Fusion V 2016 scored exceptionally well in all three rounds of the Blend Tastings and stood out from the overall blend line-up with 10+ points and the least amount of contradictory votes from tasting participants.

The varietal breakdown of the De Toren Fusion V 2016:

▪  Cabernet Sauvignon 52%
▪  Malbec 16%
▪  Merlot 15%
▪  Cabernet Franc 11%
▪  Petit Verdot 6%

The winning De Toren Z 2016 blend also scored remarkably well in all three rounds of the Blend Tastings, with a stellar 8 more points than the rest of the top 3 blends and the least conflicting feedback.

The varietal breakdown of the De Toren Z 2016:

▪  Merlot 54%
▪  Cabernet Franc 16%
▪  Cabernet Sauvignon 12%
▪  Malbec 12%
▪  Petit Verdot 6%

Greg Sherwood, London based South African Master of Wine shared his thoughts on the exceptional De Toren Z 2016 blend line-up. Read more here on Greg’s thoughts and (outstanding!) scores of the potential De Toren Z 2016 blends following the 67 Pall Mall Blend Tasting…

This integral process is not possible without the help and input of our valued clients. These Blend Tastings assisted us in defining the most phenomenal blends for the 2016 vintage of
De Toren Fusion V and De Toren Z. But for now, it is time for these spectacular blends to age in bottle until the official release…

 

You too can register to be considered as one of the elite guests to possibly attend future Blend Tastings. In order to apply, send us an email to info@de-toren.com, requesting your Blend Tasting registration. The process and terms and conditions will be shared with you soonest…

 

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