Rust en Vrede Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Dark red colour. Good colour extraction. Packed with blackberry, raspberry and cherry flavours. On the palate it is mouth-filling, well-balanced with a complex structure. Soft well-integrated tannins. Elegant and opulent.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Louis Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.72  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2002 - Silver
We cannot build a reputation on what we are going to do. It is what we have done, and are busy doing that is important.
This wine is not a promise, it is the result of what we do everyday. - J.E.
in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean rainfall ± 650mm per annum. Vineyards situated on north facing slopes and at the end of the valley hence slightly warmer conditions.

Soil: Deep red soils. A mixture of weathered granite and a small percentage of clay, Clovelly and Hutton structure.

in the cellar : Fermented in open top fermentation vats, pressed and left to mature in French 225L barrels for 14 months. Bottled and left to mature another 15 months.

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