2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

R60.00 | Club R54.00

Boasts a good structure of dark fruit such as black cherries and berries, subtly supported by alluring tobacco undertones. Smooth and well-rounded with an earthy feel.

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Tasting Notes

Complimenting aromas of liquorice, aniseed, cassis, bouquet garni, camphor and bitter cocoa from this medium-bodied Cabernet with soft tannins and a dry finish that lingers with herbaceous flavours. 

Food Pairing

Youthful and firm for 2016, but ready to enjoy with rosemary roast lamb or hard cheeses. Also works a charm served with lamb meatballs with tzatziki and a fresh roosterkoek. Cabernet and hearty fatty lamb is a tried and tested combination with tannins and acidity countering the protein, and the herbal notes in the wine is a compliment to the tzatziki. 

Additional Information

Winemaker’s Notes:  Complimenting aromas of liquorice, aniseed, cassis, bouquet garni, camphor and bitter cocoa from this medium-bodied Cabernet with soft tannins and a dry finish that lingers with herbaceous flavours
Style:  Dry
Cultivar:  100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Tons per hectare:  6-7
Age of vine:  14-18 years
Soil:  Shale 
Trellising:  Trellis 
Irrigation:  Irrigated
Degree balling at harvest:  Early morning, hand harvested at 25°B
Vinification:  Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 26°C
Barrel maturation: 12 months in second and third fill French Oak
Maturation potential:  2-3 Years
Analysis Alcohol: 13.77% 

Residual Sugar: 2.6 g/l 

Total Acid: 5.6 g/l

Region: Coastal

Fact Sheet

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Additional Information
Weight 1 kg
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