Boplaas Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Excellent fruit concentration. Forthcoming cherry freshness, juice. The French oak maturation supports the structure of this earthy, spicy wine.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Carel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 13.30 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now or within 4 - 6 years.

in the vineyard : Soil type: Well drained mixture of sedimentary and alluvial soil - rich in lime with high pH
Age of vines: 12 years
Trellising: Smart-Dyson
Yield: 8 ton/ha
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested in March at 25º Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation temperature: 28ºC
Method: Fermented to bone dry over 6 days in open fermenting tanks.
Wood aging: 9 months in French oak

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