Cabernet Sauvignon

This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon with all the grapes coming from the Estate. On the nose you have a bouquet of Violets intertwined with aromas of black and blue berries and a hint of Tobacco. On the pallet you have an elegant tannin structure with dark berries, cassis and a long finish.

Platters Wine Guide: 87 Points
Tim Atkinson: 94 Points

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Vintage: 2017

Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking Notes
After the harvesting of the grapes the must has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the must was oaked for 12 months in French and European oak 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.

Alcohol: 14.5%
RS: 1.3g/l
pH:3.6
TA: 5.7g/l
TSO2: 48mg/l

Drinking Temperature
16-18°C

Pairing
Perfectly paired with Grilled Beef, Spareribs and Roasted Duck Breast. Braised dishes and matured cheese mate beautiful.

Storability
Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 3-7 years.