Oldenburg Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon has a medium intense, ripe cherry colour. A mixture of fruits describe the nose; blackcurrant, peach, cigar box and herbal. The palate is muscular and mineral with a clear fruit theme ending in youthful tannins. The mouth is filled with crunchy fruit.

This wine is meant for a choice steak as accompaniment.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Simon Thompson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 5.62 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
John Platter Guide 2011 - 4*
Wine Magazine - 4*
Top 100 SA Wines 2011 - AWARDED
WSA 2010 - Silver
IWC 2011 - Bronze
IWC 2010 - Bronze
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010 - Bronze
Decanter 2010 - Commended

ageing : This wine can be mature for up to 8 year.

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Hutton and Oakleaf
Trellis System: VSP-3 wire
Irrigation: Supplementary drip

about the harvest: Picking Date: 25th March 2008
Grape Sugar: 24.8° B

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