Article written by Chris von Ulmenstein
Whale Cottage Portfolio Blog Saturday 18th June 2011

I have had a bottle of La Luna 2006 red blend standing on my desk for some time now, a gift from Avondale.  There was no more suitable night to drink it than on Wednesday evening, waiting for a glimpse of the disappearing moon during the lunar eclipse on a stormy Cape night, and in the company of knowledgeable wine lover Dusan Jelic, Social Media Manager of

La Luna is a blend of organically-grown Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (30 % ), Merlot (20%), and Petit Verdot (20%), the first three varieties identified by Dusan on taste. The wine was matured in French Oak barrels for 12 – 16 months.

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