DeWaal Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniël & Chris de Waal
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.74
RS : 1.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Herbaceous


Tasting Notes
An intense Cabernet Sauvignon, bursting with flavour. Full bodied, classical. Intense black fruit aromas such as chassis with a hint of spice.
Ageing Potential
10 years
Blend Information
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: 22 years
Root Stock: R99
Method of Trellising: 3-wire hedge
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: 19 March 2008
Sugar level at Harvest: 26.0° Balling
Yield per Hectare: 8.5 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225 litre French barriques (50% 1st, 50% 2nd fill)
Bottling Date: September 2009

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