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De Meye Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

The full bodied, deep ruby colour, its ripe berry fruit and spices are well integrated with oak. A layered structure and good complexity, leaves one with a long finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : De Meye Wines
winemaker : Marcus Milner
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.3 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Seal of approval - International Wine Challenge 2002
in the vineyard : The grapes come from 15 to 20 year old vineyards, on the farm De Meye, in the western part of Muldersvlei. The moderate climate, combined with the regular, afternoon westerly winds with their cooling effect and the rich fertile soils, create ideal conditions for healthy grapes, for red wines in particular.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand picked at sugar levels between 24 and 25º Balling.

in the cellar : The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks. The wine was then wood matured in small French oak barrels for 15 months, before being bottled in October 2000.

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