Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

6 Bottles x 750ml

MATURATION

Potential to develop beautifully over the next ten years.

FOOD PAIRING

Red meat (especially game), strong cheeses.

VITICULTURAL PRACTICES

Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon 100%

Root stock Mgt 101-14

Soil type Tukulu/Glenrosa

Age of vines Planted August 2005

Plant density 2300 vines/ha

Trellising 7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.

Yield 7.9 10.5 t/ha

Irrigation Supplementary drip

Vintage Moderate summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.

Picking date 4 March 2016

Grape sugar 24.5 °B

Acidity 5.27 g/l

pH at harvest 3.41

WINEMAKING PRACTICES

Yeasts Natural occurring yeasts

Fermentation temp 28 °C

De-stalked, hand sorting of berries, crushed, pumped into stainless

steel tanks, punched down for 5 days , racked to barrel for malolactic

fermentation. 9 months in barrel. 15 % new French oak, balance 3rd and 4th fill barrels.

R 200.00 Per 750ml bottle Excluding VAT, Delivery Included

R 1200.00 Per case of 6

Only full case purchase. 

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