Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

A classic Cabernet with ripe blackberry richness. Dense dark ruby red / black colour with ripe cassis and toasty oak on nose. Chocolate and black-current fruit flavours mingle with spicy aroma. Full flavoured palate and firm structure. Supple, yet complex, well integrated.Generous long finish, classically dry.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.87 % vol  rs : 2 g/l  pH : 3.81  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Great potential for ageing and further development for the next 6 years

in the vineyard : Vineyard 30 years old.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested at 24.5/ 25.0 Balling.
Yield 4 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Natural fermentation at 26 – 28 C. After alcoholic fermentation grapes were left on skins for 28 days Matured in 225L French-oak barrels for 19 months Bottled on the farm.

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