Thelema 'The Mint' Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Concentrated cassis, mocha and dark chocolate flavours spring to the fore, with a distinctive fresh mint character; absolutely perfect with roast lamb! Will reward cellaring.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Gyles Webb & Rudi Schultz
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.45 % vol  rs : 1.5 g/l  pH : 3.83  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Maturation Pot: 2012 - 2020

in the vineyard : Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon – clone 163/205
Soil type: Hutton – decomposed granite
Age of vines: Planted 1985
Trellising: Vertical hedge
Irrigation: Supplementary drip

in the cellar : Yeasts: Natural occurring yeasts
Fermentation temp: 27 celcius
Method : De-stalked, hand sorting of berries, crushed, pumped into s/s tanks, pumped over for 7 days, left for 9 days before pressing, racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation.
Wood maturation : 18 months in barrel. 50% new French oak, balance in older barrels

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