Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

TASTING NOTES
Medium-bodied wooded red wine with mint and cigar box flavours on the nose. The wine has a very typical Cabernet character.

ENJOY WITH
Oxtail stew or a juicy steak.

WINE OF ORIGIN
Western Cape

GEOGRAPHY
Western Cape Province of South Africa
Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.

IN THE VINEYARD
Stellenbosch, Robertson and Potrivier. All vineyards are trellised – 5-wire Perold system. Basic canopy and crop management with supplemented irrigation. Harvest date mid-March.

THE HARVEST
YIELD: 8 – 10t/ha
BALLING AT HARVEST: 24.5 – 26.0°B

IN THE CELLAR
Fermented on skins for 7 – 12 days, after which the skins are pressed and the wine is inoculated with malolactic bacteria to initiate a secondary fermentation. On completion of malolactic fermentation, the wines are matured in French oak for 12 months. Thereafter the wine is filtered and stabilized prior to bottling.

BLEND INFORMATION
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

ALCOHOL
14%

Category Tag

R99.99

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