Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Cultivar wine 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, fuller style with some new wood dusty stewed plum aromas. Spicy, mint/cedary fragrance with a slight nuttyness.
Serving suggestion: Wild duck, Venison, Fillet Steak.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Boela Gerber
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Good potential to develop more interesting complexity.

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean - Wonderful cool breezes coming from the Indian Ocean as well as the Atlantic Ocean. With an average rainfall of 1100 mm per annum. Although the weather this year was much cooler compared to last year.

Soil Type: Cartref and Westleigh

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested middle of March picked at 25º Balling.

in the cellar : In roto tanks for 6 days skin contact, went through malolactic fermentation. In 300 litre French Oak barrels 1st Fill for 15 months. It was racked 3 times.

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