KWV Classic Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

This vibrant Cabernet Sauvignon exudes aromas of raspberry, mulberry and cracked black pepper with hints of cigar box, herbs and cedery oak. The well balanced tannin structure ensures a full and lingering finish.

Enjoy this wine on its own or serve with grilled meats, casserole dishes or barbeques.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : KWV Wines
winemaker : The Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.28 % vol  rs : 4.88 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 5.76 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine is ready for enjoyment now or it can be cellared for two and a half years from vintage

in the vineyard : The winter preceding the 2013 vintage was characterized by plenty of cold spells and good, saturating rains, which ensured strong, even budding and replenished soil moisture. With the arrival of spring, cool to moderate temperatures reduced vigour and encouraged higher quality in the grapes. Slower, consistent growth persisted through the early summer thanks to dryer conditions, which kept diseases at bay. The uncharacteristic, supplementary rainfall during mid to late summer raised soil moisture levels and slightly extended the vintage and ripening period. Overall, the season delivered fruit with concentration, structure and flavour.

in the cellar : Maturation
The wine was oak matured for eight to ten months.

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