Van Loveren Christina Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

A well-balanced showcase Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine was matured in new French oak barrels and has a dark rich colour with billowing blackberry fruit, dark chocolate and tobacco and cloves flavours, with a soft minty finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussell Retief
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 14.08 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 6 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2010 SAA Premier Class Listing
2011 3.5 stars - John Platter Guide
2009 4 stars - Wine Magazine

ageing : MATURATION POTENTIAL: Will gain in complexity with 3 - 5 years of bottle maturation.

in the vineyard : AGE OF VINE: 11 Years old
SOILS: Sandstone; Karoo
TRELLISING: 4 Wire Perold system
IRRIGATION: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Harvesting is done by hand

in the cellar : Hand selected and -picked from a single vineyard. Minimum intervention in the natural process of vinification allows the cultivar to express its individual characteristics and the terroir of its origin. The wine was matured in 100% New French Oak barrels for 14 months.

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