Niel Joubert Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Medium bodied wine displaying sound oak management and good primary fruit flavours. Well balanced and with an elegance typical of Niel Joubert Cabernet Sauvignon.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Ernie Leicht
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  ta : 5.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

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 21 March 1999 at 23.0º Balling.

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

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