Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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A good example of this noble variety with opulent fruit, great structure and the ability to age well. The nose presents a full bouquet ranging from cassis, blackberries and pencil shavings supported by hints of oak and cigar box aromas. The palate has density and concentration with firm tannins with well-balanced acidity and a long finish.

Best with beef, lamb and game dishes

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Dornier Wines
winemaker : Philip van Staden
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.7 g/l  va : 0.54 g/l  
type : Red  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : From 2016 for up to 10 years.

in the vineyard : The season leading up to the 2015 harvest period provided excellent conditions for optimal ripeness and flavour development. These longer ripening conditions provided for excellent fruit concentration and elegance in the wines of this vintage.

in the cellar : This wine was fermented in open stainless steel tanks with regular pump overs performed daily to extract all possible flavours from the berries. After alcoholic fermentation the wines underwent malolactic fermentation followed by 15 months ageing in 30% new and the remainder second fill French oak barrels.

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