Niel Joubert Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Medium bodied wine with fine integrated oak and fruit flavours. Sweet berries and soft tannins provide an elegant finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Ernie Leicht
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  ta : 5.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Spectator UK (May 2001) …. our star red is Niel Jouberts Cabernet Sauvignon from the Paarl region …… he can make a tremendous wine ….

in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 14 years
Slope and Aspect: Northern slopes of Simonsberg
Soil: Hutton
Trellis type: 4 wire vertical
Yield: 3-6 tons per hectare
Irrigation: Supplementary drip
Pruning: 2 arms cordon 4 spurs per arm

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand on the 19 March 1998 at 24.0º Balling.

in the cellar : The must had 7 days of skin contact
Barrel maturation - 10% French oak barrels - new oak, 5%American oak barrels - new
85% tank maturation.

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