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Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

R250.00

The Saxenburg Private Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 has typical mulberry, cassis and blackberry aromas, with hints of cigar box. The wine is well balanced with layers of red fruit present and has a nice fresh and creamy finish to it. It has a good structured mid-palate with notes of mocha present on the aftertaste.

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Description

Tasting Notes

The Saxenburg Private Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 has typical mulberry, cassis and blackberry aromas, with hints of cigar box. The wine is well balanced with layers of red fruit present and has a nice fresh and creamy finish to it. It has a good structured mid-palate with notes of mocha present on the aftertaste.

 

Food Pairing

This elegant wine will compliment most red meat dishes, venison or creamy beef stroganoff.

Additional information

Vintage:

2015

Cultivar:

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Cellaring Potential:

10 to 15 Years

Alc:

13.5%

TA:

6.5 g.l

pH:

3.59

RS:

3.4 g/l

Appellation:

Stellenbosch

Terroir:

North to north-west slopes and gravel with some clay.

Vinification Details:

The selected areas of the best blocks were harvested at optimum ripeness and yeast fermented in open tanks at 28ยฐC. Regular punching down and pumping-over was practiced, with 2 – 3 weeks of skin contact after fermentation.

Oak maturation: 300-litre French oak barrels of which 40% was new, 40% 2nd fill and 20% 3rd fill.

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