De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Technical Analysis
: Daniel de Waal
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.07 %vol
pH : 3.78
RS : 2.1 g/l
Total Acid : 5.9 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full


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
Furture Maturation 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

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

About The Harvest
Harvest Date: March 2017
Sugar level at Harvest: 26.0 °B
Yield per Hectare: 6 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French oak, 25% new, balance second fill barrique         
Bottling Date: September 2019
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Additional Information
Grape Varieties: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

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