DeWaal Signal Rock 2008
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.75
RS : 2.3 g/l
Total Acid : 5.0 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
The 1993 Uiterwyk Estate Wine was the first Cape Blend to be made in South Africa.
Tasting Notes
Full bodied Cabernet Sauvignon blend.
Intense black fruit and ripe berry flavours.
Ageing Potential
10 - 15 years
Blend Information
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20 Malbec, 20% Petit Verdot
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type:Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyards: 10 - 20 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising:3 wire - hedge
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: March 2008
Sugar level at Harvest: 25.5°B
Yield per Hectare:6.1 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French barriques (50% new, 50% second fill)
Bottling Date: September 2009

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