Le Pommier Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Le Pommier Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

This wines nose is laden with aromas typical of Cabernet Sauvignon and include blackcurrant, pencil shavings, tobacco and nutmeg. The structure is elegant and smooth with a medium-long finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Le Pommier Winemaker
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.31 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 3-5years

in the vineyard : Situation: East and north-south facing row direction
Altitude: 260m Distance from sea: Approximately 25km
Soil Type: Alluvial Rootstock: R99
Age of vines: 10-11 years Trellising: Vertical hedge
Pruning: Cordon Irrigation: Drip

about the harvest: Picking date: March - April 2016
Yield: 7 tons/ha average

in the cellar : Fermentation Temp: 28-30ºC
Yeast: Bordeaux Red
Fermentation took place in stainless tanks. Duration of fermentation was 8 days.
It was pumped over twice a day for optimum colour and tannin extraction. When
fermented dry it was pressed into French oak barrels.
Malolactic fermentation: Barrel
Wood aging: 16 months in French oak,
1/3 in second fill, 1/3 in third fill and 1/3 in fourth fill
Bottled: January 2018

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