Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Full bodied wine with loads of rich velvety blackberry fruit. 15 months in French Oak barrels. This also allows easy drinking.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Boela Gerber
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.67 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.75  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red   wooded

ageing : It is ready for immediate consumption, but has excellent maturation potential.

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean - Wonderful cool breezes coming from the Indian Ocean as well as the Atlantic Ocean. With an average rainfall of 1100 mm per annum. Although the weather this year was much cooler compared to last year.
Soil type: Cartref and Westleigh.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested middle of March picked at 25-26º Balling.

in the cellar : Some of the grapes were in roto tanks for 10 days, skin contact, went through malolactic fermentation. Matured in new 225 litre French Oak barrels of which 80% new and the balance 2nd and 3rd fill, for a period of 15 months.

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