Delheim Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2009

Suave and streamlined, good depth of fruit, chalky oak tannins and long finish. Confident, age-worthy style.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot ]
winemaker : Philip Costandius
wine of origin : Simonsberg-Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.65 % vol  rs : 2.54 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.87 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Worthy of ageing for six to ten years.

in the vineyard : From two vineyards situated on a south-westerly slope in the Muldersvlei bowl, 21-year-old bush vines.

about the harvest: The grapes were handpicked.

in the cellar : 

The handpicked grapes were fermented in roto-tanks and upright fermentors with the aid of selected yeast strains. Temperature was maintained at 25-30°C. The wine was racked and returned once a day, followed by three pump-overs per day, and then matured for twenty-one months in French oak barrels (100% new).

Bottling date: April 2011
Release date: March 2013

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