Boplaas Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Dark ruby, slight garmet colour, rich cassis, tomato-cocktail and soft tannins, subtle mocha, cedar complexity from barrel maturation; a full-bodied, barrel matured dry red wine with a smooth, velvet texture and long finish.

Carpetbagger steak - a beef fillet stuffed with muscles, oysters, fresh parsley and bits of bacon - accompanied with baby potatoes in butter and parsley and an obligatory garden salad with balsamic & lime dressing. This full-bodied blend can be accompanied by red meat dishes, poultry (grilled duck breasts with Touriga and plum reduction) and game.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Carel Nel / Margaux Nel
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.9 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Platter's Wine Guide 2011 - 4 stars

ageing : 10 years

about the harvest: Harvest the grapes at 24ºB hand selected Cabernet grapes with a yield of 8 ton/ha.

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