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Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

R 159.00

A classic Cabernet for great enjoyment.

SKU: DWE00010 Category: Tags: ,

Tasting Notes

Garnet, brick red in colour, with blackberry, pencil shavings, black cherry and some spice on the nose. Medium in body with fine, smooth tannins. The wine is soft and juicy with great length.


Winemaker's Notes

From our premium vineyard. East-West row direction, with well drained sandy soil. Grapes were picked by hand and whole bunch sorting done at the cellar. This added to the quality of the final product. Cold soaking was done for three days, extracting colour and aromas early on in the process. A slow fermentation, as well as extended time on the skins further enhanced wine quality. The grapes were pressed at -2° Balling and matured in 65% new French oak barrels for 8 months. Stabilization and bottling took place in Decemebr 2014.


Analysis

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14.53%
pH: 3.67
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual Sugar: 4.2 g/l

Serving Suggestion

Serve with lamb stew, beef fillet with a wild mushroom sauce. Pairs extremely well with venison, vegetarian cuisine, pizza and pasta.


Chef's Special

Venison Burger topped with roast veggies


SAWI Rating: 75 points

Awards

Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2005:
Silver – Michelangelo Awards 2007

Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2007:
3 1⁄2 Stars – John Platter Wine Guide 2010

Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2014:
Double Gold – Michelangelo Awards 2007
Gold – China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016


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