Broken Stone Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

The grapes where harvested between 24 and 24.8ºB. To make this wine accessible at an early stage, the fermentation temperature was kept below 30 degrees and a short period on skins. This wine has a cherry red colour and soft tannins. Prominent black currant, plum and vanilla are the dominant flavours.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Slaley Wines
winemaker : Christopher van Dieren
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.23 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  

AWARDS
Veritas Silver 2001
Wine of the Month Club Selection, February 2002
Diners Club premium pack, December 2000

ageing : Enjoy this wine now and age for a further 5 years.

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 1989 & 1990

Trellising : Single wire trellis

Pruning : Cordon with spurs

Soil : Deep Hutton

Position : South West and North East facing slopes of Simonsberg on the farm Slaley and Ernita

Irrigation : Overhead sprinklers

Yield : Between 5 and 8 Ton / Ha

Harvest Date : March 2nd, March 10th & March 30th

in the cellar : Fermentation : 7 to 10 days at 30ºC, 2 pumping over per day

Maturation : 18 month’s in wood (58% American, 32% French, 10% German Oak, 8% 4th, 20% 3rd, 72% 2nd fill)

Fining : Eggwhite 1.5 egg / Hl

Filtration : Bulk and sheet

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