2017 Classic Cabernet Sauvignon

Enjoy this wine with rich red meat dishes such as beef bourguignon and oxtail. Savour with fruit-cake or other desserts containing hints of cinnamon or cloves.

R55.00
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Nose

Prominent dark fruit aromas of mulberry and blackberry, underlined by subtle old spice nuances, such as nutmeg and cinnamon.

Palate

Dark fruit aromas follow through onto a supple palate with well integrated oak tannins, ensuring fullness and a lingering finish.

Style

Full-bodied, barrel-matured, capturing the best of Old and New World styles.

Variety

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Acidity 5.21 g/l
Ageing

30% of this wine was matured in second- and third-fill French oak barrels for 12 months, and the rest on French oak staves for the same period.

Alcohol 13.5%
Food Pairing

Enjoy this wine with rich red meat dishes such as beef bourguignon and oxtail. Savour with fruit-cake or other desserts containing hints of cinnamon or cloves.

pH 3.63
Sugar 4.05 g/l
Vinification

Grapes originate from the Paardeberg and Swartland areas and were picked at optimum ripeness, 24,5 degrees Balling. Standard fermentation procedures were followed, accompanied by pump-overs and punch-downs at between 26 and 28 °C, to ensure optimum colour and flavour extraction.

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