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Hoopenburg Integer Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Technical Analysis
Winemaker
Neil Hawkins
Main Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Stellenbosch
Alcohol
13.0 %vol
pH
3.63
RS
1.0 g/l
TA
7.0 g/l
Characteristics
Type
Red
Style
Dry

Tasting Notes

The typical blackcurrants and prunes, sprinkling of mixed dry herb combined with a sleek and elegant structure makes this an old world SouthAfrican Cabernet Sauvignon. An alcohol of around the 13 % makes helps to unhide more of the offerings this wine.

Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

In The Vineyard

The fruit for this Cabernet Sauvignon come from solely from 15 year old Hoopenburg bush vines on the farm.

About The Harvest

The grapes were picked at 23° Balling.

In The Cellar

They were destemmed but not crushed to preserve the fruit. The grapes were fermented for 3 weeks on the skins before being pressed and laid to rest in new French oak barrels for 12 months, then 2nd fill for a further 18 months. Here the malolactic fermentation occurred. The wine was lightly fined and filtered before being bottled.

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