Rustenberg Peter Barlow 1997

Violets, mint, coffee and blackberry dominate this wine's aroma. Similar characters are evident on the palate, but combined with layers of fine grained tannin.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Rustenberg Wines
winemaker : Rod Easthope
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.7 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
4½ Stars - John Platter Wine Guide 2000
90 Points - The Wine Advocate (Robert Parker)

ageing : Will offer good drinking over the next 10 to 15 years.

in the cellar : Destemmed. Fermented at 25°  C. Pumped over oxidatively 4 times per day. 3 Weeks extended maceration. Matured in 100% new French oak with periodic rackings for 20 months. Malolactic fermentation in oak.

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