2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

R150.00 | Club R135.00

Aromas of cinnamon and cloves with a full-flavoured and smoothly textured palate. Good balance between acidity and soft tannins.

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Tasting Notes

Black Ruby core with just the slightest of garnet turn on the rim. Dark fruit, capsicum, coffee bean, garrigue and cloves on the nose. Seamless, velvety tannins on the soft, mature palate.

Food Pairing

Serve with hearty, rich stews, lamb shank or beef fillet.

Awards

Shiraz Reserve 2016
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2019 – Gold
Veritas Wine Awards 2019 – Gold
SAWi Wine Awards – Gold
Shiraz Reserve 2014
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2017 – Silver
Platters – 4½ Star
Shiraz Reserve 2013
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2015 – Double Gold
Platters Guide 2016 – 4 Star
Shiraz SA Top 12 Wine Awards 2016 – Top 12
Shiraz Reserve 2012
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2015 – Gold
Platters Guide 2015 – 4 Star
Veritas Wine Awards 2014 – Silver
Shiraz Reserve 2011
Platters Guide 2014 – 4 Star
Shiraz Reserve 2010
Veritas Wine Awards 2011 – Silver
Veritas Wine Awards 2012 – Silver
Veritas Wine Awards 2013 – Silver
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2012 – Gold
Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2013 – Diamond
Platters Guide 2011 – 4 Star
Platters Guide 2012 – 4 Star
Platters Guide 2013 – 4 Star
Shiraz Reserve 2009
Veritas Wine Awards 2010 – Silver
Veritas Wine Awards 2011 – Gold
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2010 – Gold
Michelangelo Wine Awards 2011 – Gold
Winemakers Choice Wine Awards 2010 – Diamond
Shiraz Reserve 2008
Veritas Wine Awards 2010 – Gold

Additional Information

Winemaker’s Notes:  Black Ruby core with just the slightest of garnet turn on the rim. Dark fruit, capsicum, coffee bean, garrigue and cloves on the nose. Seamless, velvety tannins on the soft, mature palate.
Style:  Full-bodied and dry
Cultivar:  100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Tons per hectare:  6-7
Age of vine:  14– 18 years
Soil:  Shale
Trellising:  Cabernet Sauvignon– Bush Vine
Irrigation:  No Irrigation
Degree balling at harvest:  Early morning, hand harvested at 25-26°B
Vinification:  Fermented in open fermenters

Juice bleeding after crush

Combination of punch downs and pump overs

26°C Fermentation temperature

Barrel maturation: Medium and medium plus toast French oak barrels.

100% New barrels, matured for 12 months

Maturation potential:  Optimum 5-10 Years
Analysis Alcohol: 14,34%

Residual Sugar: 2.4

Total Acid: 5.6

Region: Coastal

Fact Sheet

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Additional Information
Weight 1 kg
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