Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 1993

A classic Cabernet, it is deep ruby red in colour, and possesses a complex nose with excellent fragrance. On the palate, it is full, rich and complex with a long finish. This majestic wine complements the most prestigious meal. Enjoy it with roast beef, game, venison and noble cheese.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Alto Estate
winemaker : Hempies du Toit
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.4 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes came from the Damvak and Perdekamp vineyards situated at 180 metres above sea level and facing north. The vines are trellised.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked by hand at 22,5 Balling on 20 February.

in the cellar : In the cellar the juice received 8 days skin contact and fermented on the skins until dry. The average temperature during fermentation was 30° C. After malolactic fermentation the wine was matured in new casks of French oak for 24 months.

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