Hoopenburg Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 - Winemakers Selection

This elegant, savoury Cabernet has beautiful bright garnet colours, rich cassis aromas and mature, ripe fruit flavours underpinned by a delicate oakiness from 12 months’ maturation in new French oak barriques. A lovely drink with a softness and smoothness that belies its youth. Will go well with simply prepared red meat dishes, such as beef fillet or lamb.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Hoopenburg Wines
winemaker : Ernst Gouws
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Sixty percent of the grapes came from vineyards on Hoopenburg, where the consistent moderate temperature produce high quality red wines. The other grapes were bought from vineyards in the Muldersvlei and Malmesbury areas.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at a sugar level of 24° Balling.

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