Goue Vallei Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon has a lovely deep, plum colour, a new-oak sweetness and typical Cabernet soft berry taste.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : 
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Olifantsrivier
analysis : alc : 12,67 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : The wine will age well over the next five to eight years.

in the vineyard : This noble variety does well on the high plateaux of the Olifants River Mountains.

about the harvest: In the Southern hermisphere summer lasts from December until the end of February. The harvesting season begins mid-January and lasts until mid-April. Cabernet Sauvignon is a late harvesting variety and these grapes were harvested late February to mid-March.

in the cellar : Following eight days of skin contact in a rotortank to obtain the desired coloured and flavour, fermentation continued under controlled conditions at 25°C. The wine is aged in new Nevers oak casks of 500 liter for twelve months.

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