Riebeek Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

The complex fruitiness of this wine is well balanced with pleasant, lingering taste. An exceptional of a lighter style Cabernet Sauvignon, which can be enjoyed while still young. Enjoy with red meat and serve at room temperature.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.45 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.4 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Supplementary irrigation, 2 different vineyards were used.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested early February at 25.0° Balling.
Production: 10–12 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Grapes were harvested early in the morning, left on the skins for a day, pumping over before alcoholic fermentation. Fermentation started spontaneously. Free run and press juice were added together. Matured with French oak during Malolactic fermentation, afterwards stabilised and bottled.

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