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Diemersfontein Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Technical Analysis
Winemaker
Francois Roode/Brett Rightford
Main Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Wellington
Alcohol
14.0 %vol
pH
3.47
RS
2.0 g/l
TA
5.3 g/l
Characteristics
Type
Red
Style
Dry

Tasting Notes

Intense cassis and cloves, with a touch of dried herbs and vanilla. On the palate intense blue berry and sour cherry followed by firm tannins but juicy aftertaste.


Ageing Potential

Enjoy now or cellar up to 3 years.


Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestions

Enjoy this wine with full flavoured meaty casseroles, herb crusted rack of lamb, hearty winter soups and char-grilled meats.


In The Vineyard

A combination of different terroirs.


About The Harvest

Degrees balling at harvest: 24° B
Grapes were harvested in different batches.
Harvest Date: February 2015
Yield: 5 t/ha


In The Cellar

Fermented separately using different yeast cultures. Fermentation lasted 5 days at approximately 25° C. The wine was given pumpovers every 4 hours for 15 minutes. After alcoholic fermentation the wine was racked and underwent malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and 2nd fill barrels. Wines were racked and placed back in second fill barrels to mature for 12 barrels. The barrels were blended together after 12 months and bottled.


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CONTACT DETAILS

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