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Clos Malverne Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz

R148.00 R103.60

The wine has a deep garnet colour. Spicy and peppery on the nose with well integrated berry flavours from the Cabernet. A medium to full bodied wine with lots of fruit and a lingering after taste. Can be enjoyed now – will also benefit from 3 – 5 years bottle maturation.

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Description

The wine has a deep garnet colour. Spicy and peppery on the nose with well integrated berry flavours from the Cabernet. A medium to full bodied wine with lots of fruit and a lingering after taste. Can be enjoyed now – will also benefit from 3 – 5 years bottle maturation.

Vintage 2013
Varietal Sauvignon/Shiraz
Bottle size 750ml

Additional information

Origin

From selected vineyards in the prime red wine growing area of the Devon Valley near Stellenbosch.

Climate

Mediterranean – summers are warm and dry, whilst sea breezes from the nearby False Bay cool the viney ards in the afternoons.

Vinification

The grapes are hand – harvested at optimal ripeness. They are then destalked, crushed and fermented for 7 days on their skins in open fermenting tanks.

Tasting Notes

he wine has a deep garnet colour. Spicy and peppery on the nose with w ell integrated berry flavours from the Cabernet. A medium to full bodied wine with lots of fruit and a lingering after taste.

Soil

Deep red Hutton soils.

Trellissing

Hedged (Perold system)

Yield

8 tons per ha.

Alcohol

14 .5 %

pH

3. 65

Residual Sugar

3. 0 g/l

Total acidity

5.3 g/l