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Bilton Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

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Closed nose with a nice red hue. Complex wine, with aromas of mulberry and vanilla. Soft ripe tannins with a full persisting ending.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot
winery : Bilton Wines
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.09 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.67  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
2001 Veritas - Bronze
2002 Platter - 3.5 Stars

ageing : Excellent ageing potential.

in the vineyard : Surface: 3.34 Hectares
Soil: Cool moist soils
Locality: Low Northerly soils

about the harvest: Production: 9.5 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Bilton Cabernet Sauvignon is macerated and left for three weeks extended skin cintact in order to bring out its characteristic colour and full body. After 14 months of maturing in small French oak, this wine emerges with its dark clear ruby/garnet colour. Ultimately a complex, good structured wine.

Wine Produced
7500 bottles

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