Waverley Hills Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2018

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Deep red centre with bright red rim. Plum and rosemary aromas denote its freshness which is rounded off by subtle spicy and fynbos notes. On the palate the wine is full and round, with notes of plums and red spices. The smooth and juicy tannins let the taste of the wine stay in your mouth. Very adaptable, the wine can be enjoyed at a light lunch, dinner or BBQ. A wine that must be shared

Very adaptable wine that can be enjoyed at a light lunch, dinner or BBQ. A wine that must be shared.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Shiraz, 4% Merlot
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 13.51 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Herbaceous   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Standard organic practices were used preparing the grapes for harvesting and irrigation was given to the vines as needed through our moisture monitoring system. Summer canopy management was done to the vines to allow enough sunlight and air flow through the vineyards for correct ripening of the grapes. Left on the vines to fully ripen, the grapes were hand-picked and sorted in the vineyards.

in the cellar : Grapes were cooled overnight before de-stemming and the fruit was then gently crushed. The grapes were cold macerated for 5 days to extract all the soft ripe flavours from the skins. After removing the skins, fermentation was completed in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation then followed on the separate components of the blend to convert the lactic acid to soften the wines. Wood: Six months maturation of the wine took place in 100% new oak, two thirds French oak and one third American oak.

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