Graham Beck The Coffeestone Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Alluring nuances of tilled earth, cedar wood and cigarbox combined with concentrated dark berry fruit and oak spice on the nose. Super-concentrated red and black fruit, vibrant acidity and a wonderful tannic grip. This is a full-bodied, firmly structured wine with concentrated fruit, a balanced mouth feel and a fresh after-palate typical to the Firgrove terroir from which the grapes derive.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Graham Beck
winemaker : Erika Obermeyer
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.42 % vol  rs : 3.62 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 6.17 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2014 - Bronze

ageing : This wine will develop for a further 5 – 10 yearswith careful cellaring.

in the vineyard : The Coffeestone Vinyard, Firgrove, Stellenbosch. Deep granite gravel on laterite (coffeestone) and weathering clay (saprolite). Old bushvines with a yield of 4 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Handpicked on the 4th of March 2009.

in the cellar : In open stainless steel tanks with regular punch downs to ensure optimum extraction and purity of fruit. Extended skin maceration after fermentation. The wine is matured for 24 months in a selection of 100 % new fill French Oak barrels.

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