La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

The International Wine & Spirit Competition 2002 - Silver
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Silver
Gold at Mundus Vini(Germany)

With a bouquet of ripe fruit and blackberry and hints of chocolate on the palate, it is a well-structured wine with good ageing potential. 1998 La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon will complement any delectable meal and is the perfect companion to roast beef, venison, game as well as noble, strong cheese.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : La Motte
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 6.0 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
The International Wine & Spirit Competition 2002 - Silver
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Silver
Gold at Mundus Vini(Germany)
about the harvest: Dry winter conditions. 785mm of well-scattered rains recorded until end December. Normal summer. Separate harvests of blocks 18, 26 and 34, on March 20, 1998 at ±24,5° Balling. Yield of 6 tons per ha.

in the cellar : Fermentation in rotor and pump-over tanks at 25-28°C. 10 days' skin contact after fermentation. 85% in French oak and 15% in American oak for 21 months. Bottled on La Motte on June 28, 2001.

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