Savanha Sun Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Layers of dark berry fruit combine with subtle oak flavours, plums andhints of liquorices ending off in a reasonably soft palate with a lingeringsavoury finish.

A tender rump or sirloin in a red wine reduction with roasted sweetpotatoes and deep fried potatoes on the side.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Savanha
winemaker : Lizanne Jordaan
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3 - 4 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : 

Trellised vines and bush vines aged 10-20 years yielded the grapes forthis wine. The vineyards received supplementary drip irrigation and produced8-15 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: The grapes were handpicked at optimum ripeness, selected, de-stemmed andgently crushed. Cold maceration took place at 10-12ÂșC prior to fermentation instainless steel tanks. Daily pump-overs were conducted for optimum extractionof colour and flavour. Wines from selected tanks were blended and fined, andmatured for 6 months before bottling.

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