Bon Courage Hillside Red 2010

An absolute divine nose, which captures the fruitiness of the black grape. Tones of tobacco combined with walnuts and berries make this an outstanding blend. Soft oak gives this blend body and a smooth texture.

To be served with hearty roasts, steak, oxtail and poultry dishes.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 65% Cabernet Sauvignon; 35% Shiraz
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 4.7 g/l  pH : 3.67  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Ready for drinking now and will last for another 4 years.

about the harvest: Yield: 10 - 12 tons/ha

in the cellar : Shiraz fermentation took place for 8 - 10 days on the skins. Cold maceration was done on the grapes.After the grapes were cold soaked for 2 days, yeast was induced to the wine. Cabernet Sauvignon juice was separated from the skins and left to ferment dry in stainless steel tanks for 3 days. The wine was oak matured in 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels for 12 months.

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