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Compagniesdrift Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016

Technical Analysis
Winemaker
Chris Williams
Main Variety
0
Appellation
Stellenbosch
Alcohol
14 %vol
pH
3.52
RS
2.6 g/l
TA
6.5 g/l
VA
0.65 g/l
Characteristics
Type
Red
Style
Dry
Body
Full

Tasting Notes

Intense black currant plum and spice on the nose, these flavours follow through on the palate coupled with a rich juiciness and soft, silky tannins.


Ageing Potential

From 4 - 8 years from vintage.


Blend Information

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Food Suggestions

Roast meat and game.


In The Vineyard

The Cabernet Sauvignon- Merlot 2014 was vinified from selected fruit from low-yielding mature vineyards. 
16 Year old vines on five wire trellising with drip irrigation is used. The vines are situated on the North-West facing slopes of the Helderberg on decomposed granite.


About The Harvest

Hand picked.


In The Cellar

The grapes were fermented between 25° to 28° C using commercial yeast. Malolactic fermentation was completed in barrel. Alcoholic fermentation was done in open fermenters.
Matured in seasoned 300Ltr French Oak barrels for 14 months

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