Eersterivier Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 1999

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 : Our Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.32 % vol  rs : 2.11 g/l  pH : 3.69  ta : 5.16 g/l  
type : Red  

AWARDS
Drink now or within the next 3-5 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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