Balance Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2015

Intense red hues, a well-structured velvety smooth wine with generous flavours of ripe berry and nut with a delightful hint of oak.

Enjoy with steak, mutton bredie, hamburgers and pizza.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
winemaker : Willie Malan and Ben Snyman
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 4.5 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Off Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Enjoy now or drink within 2 - 3 years after bottling.

in the vineyard : The vineyards lies in deep red soils ensuring excellent water-retention and adding structure and fullness to the wines.

about the harvest: The vintage of 2015 commenced two weeks earlier than normal with low rainfall in many areas and strong variation between day and night temperatures which is necessary for quality winemaking. This moderate climate conditions during the harvest season contributed to exceptional flavour and good structure with a fresh crisp finish.

in the cellar : Grapes were cold soaked for two days after which traditional skin fermentation commenced. After completion of alcoholic fermentation wine underwent malolactic fermentation.

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