Bertrams Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Medium bodied fruity wine with an intense purple red colour. A complex wine typical of this cultivar. The soft tannins and long aftertaste emphasise the rich fruit of this vintage. Serve with a variety of red meat dishes such as game, beef or lamb or with cheeses.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : 
winemaker : NC Krone Jnr
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.62 g/l  pH : 3.71  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Ready to drink now or can be aged for up to 5 years.

in the vineyard : The name and tradition of Bertrams dates back to the 1800s when Robert Fuller Bertram purchased the High Constantia Cellars. The Bertrams company continued to expand until the decision was made to relocate the winery to the Devon Valley in Stellenbosch in 1959. The estate extends over 220 hectares, most situated on gently rising slopes with a prevailing south-east wind that acts like a thermostat on both the vines and the valley. Because of the two soil types and excellent rainfall, the estate is able to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage and Shiraz alongside the white cultivars.

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