Winemaker Danie Steytler
Wine of origin Stellenbosch
Tasting notes Deep ruby with saturated opaque centre; abundance of blackcurrant, fynbos and fennel with inky succulence and firm well-managed tannins; rich fruit is beautifully balanced with integrated oak flavours lending depth and complexity. ageing potential
This wine will reward you well for cellaring 6-10 years.
Blend information 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food suggestions Delicious served with deboned lamb shoulder with black olive and herb stuffing.
In the vineyard Vines planted in Clovelly type soil, all dry land, unirrigated vineyard giving a very low yield of 7 tons per hectare.
About the harvest Grapes were picked at full ripeness (25ºB).
In the cellar Destalked and fermented in stainless steel red wine tanks with NT12 Yeast. Pumping over was done 4 x per day. Lightly pressed at 1 bar. Malolactic fermentation in tank before going to French Oak Barrels for 24 Months. 50% new Oak.
analysis alc: 14.47 | ph: 3.57 | rs: 3.0 | ta: 5.8