Simonsvlei Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2000

Youngberry/blackcurrant scented layered with soft, spicy palate.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
winemaker : Eugéne van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.11 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.82  ta : 5.5 g/l  va : 0.72 g/l  so2 : 117 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Age of Vines: Varies from 8-15 years
Rootstock: Richter 99/110
Soil: Varies
Trellis system: Perold & bush vine
Irrigation: Supplementary

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand from mid February onwards.
Yield: 8-12 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Crush & destalk
Tanks: Stainless steel
Fermentation: 5 days on skins
Barrel ageing: Cabernet in 3rd fill French Oak for 8 months
Malolactic: 100%
Fininh: Egg white
Filtration: Kieselghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 4 days

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