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Yonder Hill Inanda 2004

A complex nose, tar, chocolate, coffee, cassis, cherry and mulberry nose. Complex structure, long mid-palate and rich finish. Excellent balance.

Rich complex palate and nose complements red meats with spicy flavours.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 63%Cabernet Sauvignon; 20% Cabernet Franc; 14% Merlot 3% Petit Verdot
winery : Yonder Hill
winemaker : _
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.02 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 6.4 g/l  va : 0.67 g/l  so2 : 71 mg/l  fso2 : 28 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or cellar for 5 to 7 years.

in the vineyard : VINEYARDS:
Vineyards are 15 years old and planted on the northern slopes of the farm. The vines are trained onto a five-wire trellis system to maximise exposure to the sunlight and sea breeze. The use of minimal handling and insecticides shows our approach towards enviro-friendly farming methods.

SOILS:
Deep fertile Oakleaf and Clovelly soil. The 20 to 30 cm of decomposed granite becomes a good mixture of sand to sand-lime-clay soil medium. It is then followed by 50 to 60 cm of wet zone, as a result of limited amounts of clay, with apparent granite origin.

about the harvest: The berries ripened in different stages during the time of harvest. Berries were hand-picked.
Harvest Date: March

in the cellar : The cultivars fermented separately in different stainless steel tanks. After gentle-pressing malolactic was encouraged in the finest 225 lt French oak barrels where it matured for 20 months.

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