Eersterivier Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2000

Medium-deep red colour. Aromas of tobacco leaf, cassis and vanilla supported by subtle berry fruits. An intense berry fruit palate with a long, integrated smoky vanilla / blackberry finish.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winery : 
winemaker : Team
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.09 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Drink now or within the next 3 to 5 years.

in the vineyard : The rootstock is R99/ 101-14 Mgt and the yield is 8-10 tonnes per hectare. The age of the vine is 8-15 years and the type of soil, weathered granite with medium clay.

in the cellar : The juice is fermented on the skins at 25°C to extract full colour and flavours. 3-4 months oak maturation.

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