Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2000

The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
Delicious, highly intense with layers of fruit flavours, blackberry, cherry, plums, earthyness and a touch of cigar box, with a slight hint of mint. Well-structured elegant wine, with an exquisitely elegant tannin infusion.
Serving suggestion: Shoulder of Lamb with rich sauce, Fillet of Beef, Rack of Lamb.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc
winemaker : Boela Gerber
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.94 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.78  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  

AWARDS
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze

ageing : Further maturation will ensure this wine to develop with great concentration.

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: Glenrosa soil with good water retention and Longkloof mainly on the lower and middle areas. The shallow shale ground is often rich in salt

in the cellar : The Estate's objective is to use the very best red cultivars of a particular vintage for the Gouverneurs Reserve. New 300 litre medium toasted, tight grained French Oak barrels. Matured for 18 months.

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