MERWIDA CabSav 15

Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Rich blackberry fruit with a hint of coffee, spices and truffles. The palate is medium bodied and supple with rounded tannins and lingering finish of French oak barrel maturation.

 

VARIETAL 100 %  Cabernet Sauvignon
ORIGIN Western Cape
SOIL TYPES Glenrosa & Sandstone
CLIMATE Moderate Mediterranean
AGE OF VINES 20 years
VINEYARD AREA 10 ha
YIELD PER HECTARE 8 ton/ha
TRELLISED Extended 6 wire Perold
IRRIGATION Supplementary
CLONE CS27B
HARVEST DATES beg April
DEGREE BALLING AT HARVEST 25°B
VINIFICATION Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 24°C for 10 days.
Post fermentation cold soaking.
MATURATION Aged in new French oak barrels for 12 months
AGING 1 – 6 years
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Density 0.9926
Alcohol 14.01 %
pH 3.59
Residual Sugar 3.2
Volatile Acidity 0.73
Total Acidity 5.7
FSO2 21
TSO2 126

 

SERVING SUGGESTION
Beef / Game roasts or casseroles.

 

AWARDS

Veritas 2014 – Silver

Veritas 2013 – Silver

Michelangelo 2012 – Silver

Veritas 2012 – Silver