DeWaal Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.32 %vol
pH : 3.74
RS : 2.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.3 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Herbaceous


Accolades
De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon consistently receive 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.
Tasting Notes
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.
Ageing Potential
10 - 12 years
Blend Information
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestions
A wonderful food wine - it will pair very well with beef, venison and lamb.
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyards: 30 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge.
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: March 2015
Sugar level at Harvest: 26.0 °B
Yield per Hectare: 6 tons per hectare.
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French oak, 33% new, balance second fill barrique
Bottling Date: December 2017
Market Release Date: February 2018.
Additional Information
Stellenbosch is well-known to produce excellent Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

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