CS CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012
CS CABERNET SAUVIGNON TASTING NOTES
Deep ruby red colour. Nose reminiscent of cassis, blackcurrant and ripe berry fruit, following through to the palate. Medium to full bodied wine, beautifully balanced with a touch of well integrated oak aromas. Well structured with a soft subtle tannin finish.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Enjoy on its own or with a variety of red meat dishes
Soil type: Cape Hutton and broken granite Irrigation: Drip irrigation twice. First for 24 hours at veraison; secondly for 12 hours plus another 6 hours during a very warm season.
Vineyards 100% trellised.
ABOUT THE HARVEST
Fruit harvested at 25° Balling.
IN THE CELLAR
Cold soaking period for 48 hours. Fermentation in stainless steel red wine fermenters for approximately 10 days. Aroma and color extraction via delasage and daily pump overs. CS Cabernet Sauvignon partially aged in 300 litre French oak barrel as well as selected premium French oak staves for 8-12 months. Malolactic fermentation completed.