Stellenbosch, South Africa
35% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil on a layer of gravel, above a crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 5 tons per hectare.
The three cultivars were vinified and aged separately in small French oak barrels for 28 months, personally selected by the winemaker and then blended together.
Winemaker – Danie Steytler
Alcohol – 14.5 %vol
pH – 3.58
RS – 2.7 g/l
Total Acid – 6.2 g/l
15 years maturation should greatly reward with complexity and elegance.
2020 Platter’s Wine Guide – 5 Stars