Simonsvlei Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Delicious, ripe berry fruit. Pleasant weight on palate. Sweet, oaky bouquet.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Eugéne van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.63 % vol  rs : 2.34 g/l  pH : 3.44  ta : 5.61 g/l  va : 0.55 g/l  so2 : 118 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 12-18 years
Rootstock: Richter 99/Richter 110
Soil: Granite to clay
Trellis system: Perold & 5 wire fence
Irrigation: None

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand in March.
Yield: 6-10 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Crush & destalk
Tanks: Ferment in stainless steel tanks on skins
Fermentation: +8 days on skins, press & ferment dry in stainless steel tanks
Barrel ageing: Yes, 5000 litre vats for 12 months
Malolactic: Yes, 100%
Fining: Egg white
Filtration: Kieselghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 3 days

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