Enaleni Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Excellent deep ruby red colour. Rich layers of dark fruit aromas, blackcurrant, cassis and mint. A well-balanced medium to full-bodied wine with soft integrated oak tannins followed by a rich, lingering finish.

Excellent served with herb-crusted lamb roasts, game fish, mild cheeses, stuffed poultry and barbecues. Suitable for vegetarians but not for vegans.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Abraham de Villiers
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.66 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.65 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Ready to be enjoyed now with the potential to age further for seven years.

Enaleni means “Place of Abundance”

A South African story of social transformation, from inequality to a vision of hope and empowerment. Farm workers (some fourth generation) were given 60% shareholding of the original farm – to be in control of their own destiny.

Sustainable farming, accredited by WIETA (Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trading Association) and Fairtrade South Africa.

“I wanted to show my appreciation to them, the staff, current and some of those that had already retired. I wanted their children and grandchildren to be able to say one day: “My Father or Mother was not just a farm worker; they were farm owners as well. I wanted to leave a legacy behind for them.” ~ Schalk Visser, Nagenoeg

in the vineyard : The grapes were handpicked from premium vineyards on the Enaleni Farm situated in the prime winemaking region of Stellenbosch.

Viticulturist: Francois de Villiers

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested during March from selected vineyards on the Enaleni farm.

in the cellar : The juice was fermented in open red fermenting tanks with Malolactic fermentation taking place after racking. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 12 months.

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