Full-bodied red wine with blackcurrant and strawberry flavours, complemented by cinnamon. Mintiness and cigar box flavours on the nose. The wine has a very typical Cabernet Sauvignon character with ripe tannins. Suggested period for storing is 5 – 7 years, or it can be enjoyed now with your favourite steak.
A full-bodied, barrel-matured red wine with ripe tannins, the juicy flavours of blackcurrant and strawberry complemented by cinnamon and almond aromas. Some mint and cigar box flavours round off this Complex varietal masterpiece.
Your favourite steak
In The Vineyard
Vineyards are on the cooler East and South Eastern slopes, towards Stellenbosch. Vineyards are trellised, 5-wire Perold system. Basic canopy and crop management with supplemented irrigation. Harvest time mid-March.
Yield: 8 – 10t/haBalling at Harvest: 24,5 – 26°B
In The Cellar
Fermented on skins for 7 – 12 days after which the skins are pressed and the wine inoculated with malolactic bacteria to initiate a secondary fermentation. The malolactic fermentation takes place in small bariques. On completion the wines are racked and aged for 12 – 18 months in French and American bariques. Wine is given only one coarse filtration prior to bottling.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon