Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2008

A full-bodied, oak matured red wine with intense deep ruby black colour. Ripe spicy nose, coffee, chocolate, ripe plum and complex toasty oak bouquet. A big concentrated middle palate with long after-taste of fruit, blackberries and undertones of vanilla, mocha and spice.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.67 % vol  rs : 2 g/l  pH : 3.74  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Good to drink now, but will continue to improve for the next 5 to 8 years.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested by hand at 25B.

in the cellar : Fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 25 - 26 C. Natural fermentation – no yeast were added. After alcoholic fermentation left on skins for 20 days. Matured in 225L French oak barrels for 19 months. Certified and bottled on the farm.

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