Lifestyle cabernet sauvignon

 

LS-CABERNET-SAUVIGNON

Youthfully purplish. Upfront berries with delightful cherry overtones. Ripe fruit on the palate with a powerful finish. Perfect for all red meat, pasta and dark meat fish. 

 

Tasting Notes

Youthfully purplish unwooded off-dry red wine. Upfront berries with delightful cherry overtones. Ripe fruit on the palate with a powerful finish.

 

Enjoy With

Pasta, red meat and dark meat fish dishes.

 

Wine Of Origin

Western Cape

 

Geography

Western Cape Province of South Africa – Paarl and surrounding areas.  Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.

 

In The Vineyard

Vineyards situated on higher South-Eastern slopes. Soils are deep, rich and well drained. We prefer the grapes to be planted in a Northern-Southern row direction. 5-Wire Perold system trellising. Planting density at 1,2 x 2,7 metres. Basic canopy-, yield-, and crop management, additional watering after veraizon.

 

The Harvest

YIELD: 12 – 15 t/haBALLING AT HARVEST: 24,5 – 25 °B

 

In The Cellar

Fermented on skins, in stainless steel tanks @ 22 – 25°C for 7 – 12 days. Pressed and racked. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Fined and filtered. No wood treatment.

 

Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Technical Analysis

Winemaker Ryan Puttick
Alcohol 13.5% Vol
pH 3.65
Residual Sugar 5.98g/l
Total Acid 5,58g/l
Volatile Acid 0.46g/l
S02 45mg/l

 

Characteristics

Type Red
Style Dry
Taste Ripe Berries