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De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - Case of 6 Bottles (R245 per bottle)

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De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 (Price includes Shipping in South Africa)

This is a classical, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.  A dark coloured wine, full of flavour, rich black cherry aromas, and some herbaceous tones.     This wine shows great balance, a great structure, and a long finish.

Technical Analysis

alc    14.07
rs    2.1
pH    3.78
ta    5.9

Wine Information:

Accolades: 

De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon consistently receives 4 stars or more in John Platter Wine Guide. This vintage is not rated yet.

The previous 2014 vintage received a 4-star rating.De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was selected for the SA Sommelier Selection Wine list 2015.

Variety:    Cabernet Sauvignon

Blend:    100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestion:   

A wonderful food wine. It will pair very well with beef, venison and lamb.

Ageing   Future Maturation Potential: 10 - 12 years

Cellar

Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French oak, 25% new, balance second fill barrique         

Bottling Date: September 2019

Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days

Harvest

Harvest Date: March 2017

Sugar level at Harvest: 26.0 °B

Yield per Hectare: 6 tons per hectare

Vineyard    

The Stellenbosch wine region is well-known to produce excellent Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

Location of Vineyard: On warmer north-facing slopes

Soil Type: Gravel & loam

Age of Vineyards: 30 years and older

Root Stock: R 99

Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge