African Sky Cirrus 2000

On the nose the wine displays sweet plums, ripe strawberries and a touch of spice. On the palate it is medium to light-bodied with strawberry and plum flavours. The tannin is soft and subtle and the wine has a fruity finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 25% Pinotage, 25% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Frans Malan
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.4 % vol  rs : 3.4 g/l  pH : 3.70  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : It is an easy approachable wine that could be enjoyed now.

in the vineyard : The grapes came from selected vineyards in the Coastal Region.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked between 22 and 23┬║Balling during February and March.

in the cellar : In the cellar the juice fermented on the skins for 5 days where after it was pressed and fermentation was completed. The wine went through malolactic fermentation and was blended with 10% barrel matured Cape Red from 1999. All these practices ensure a good quality wine that is easy drinking at a young age.

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