La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Deep ruby red colour. Intense lpum and toffee nose with cinnamon spice. Tannins are soft and well balanced Full palate with exceptionally long after-taste.

Will compliment any fine meal and is excellent with roasts, venison, red meats and noble strong cheese.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
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analysis : alc : 14.48 % vol  rs : 1.4 g/l  pH : 3.69  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : 0  

ageing : Good maturation potential.

in the vineyard : Soil: Sandy loam
Vineyards are cooled by early morning mists as well as cooling breezes during summer.

about the harvest: The grapes, with very small concentrated berries, were harvested at the full-ripe stage and de-stalked.

in the cellar : Fermentation was at 25ºC in pump-over tanks. After fermentation, the wine was left on the skins for +- 10 to 14 days. Matured in Frenck oak barrel for 21 months. Bottled on La Motte in September 2003.

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