Van Loveren Five's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Rich plum and mint on the nose, followed by ripe blackcurrant, lead pencil and cigar box on the palate. Good oaking ensures a soft, toasty finish.

Great companion for Roasted turkey and quail, steak & kidney pie, Meaty casseroles. Serve at room temp. (± 19° C)

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussel Retief
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 14.02 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

3½stars - WINE Magazine (April 2011)
Fairtrade Certified
Benefactor to the SA Wildlife College
Member of BWI

ageing : 2 - 3 years

in the vineyard : Age of vineyards planted: 16 years oldbr /Soils: well drained alluvial sand soil; Karoobr /Trellising: 4 wire Perold systembr /Irrigation: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tension-meters

about the harvest: Hand harvested.Harvested at optimum ripenessbr /Yield: 8t/ha

in the cellar : Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification allow the grapes to express its unique characteristics and the soil of origin. Fermented on skins for 7 days followed by 12 months in second- and third fill French oak barrels.

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