Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon Special Reserve 1999

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Deep plum colour, red berry fruit and toasty, smoky oak aromas combine for a soft, full nose. Raspberry, blackcurrant and sweet plummy fruit flavours are balanced by soft, ripe tannins.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Jaco Marais
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.64  ta : 5.6 g/l  so2 : 92 mg/l  fso2 : 34 mg/l  
type : Red  

AWARDS
Veritas 2001 - Bronze

ageing : Drinking well now, but with a maturation potential of at least 6-10 years.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked at 25.5º Balling.

in the cellar : Fermented at 28ºC. Pumpovers twice per day. Matured in French and American barrels for 12 months. Light filtration.

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