Overgaauw Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

A full-bodied wood matured red wine with soft blackberry/mulberry aromas and hints of spice and vanilla. The wine is a typically strong Cabernet with brilliant colour, velvety texture with soft tannins.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Overgaauw Estate
winemaker : Chris Joubert
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.3 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 6.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2001 - Bronze
in the vineyard : Average age of vines: 10-14 years
Soil Type: Deep red Clovelly

about the harvest: Harvest Date: 50% February and 50% March
Yield per Hectare: 8 tons
Sugar level at harvest: 25.0º Balling

in the cellar : Length of fermentation: 2.5 weeks skin contact
Maturation in 60% new oak and 40% 2nd fill oak for eighteen months

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