R1660 for 6 bottles

R277 each
Cederberg Longavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Cederberg Longavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

An intense Cabernet sauvignon with dark fruit, blue berry, tobacco and balsamic notes. Ripe tannin structure with long lasting flavours of dark fruit.

A rich tomato pasta with a strong strong cheese sauce. Matured beef with berry of cheese sauce, Rich game bird stew.

Cheese: Older Cheddars, but Smoked gouda and asiago and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt & Julio Bouchon
wine of origin : Elim
analysis : alc : 13.6 % vol  rs : 3 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 1 - 3 years after release

Crafted from a premium selected vineyard parcel in the Valley of Maule. A true expression of cool-climate terroir with a breathtaking intensity and richness. Deep and intense red, with dark fruit and blueberries. Great structure with ripe tannins and good acidity that bring freshness and a long finish.

in the vineyard : Soil types: Aluvial soil, with high percent of gravels
Planted: Maule Valley on Mingre Estate
Yield per hectare: 8 ton/h
Trellised: Perold system
Irrigation: Dry Land
Harvest date: 15 March 2017

about the harvest: 

Grapes are all hand-picked.

in the cellar : Cold maceration of Cabernet sauvignon grapes for four days at 8°C. Aerated pump overs twice a day during fermentation. Ten days of extended skin maceration. A total of 12 months of barrel maturation in 300L French oak barrels. 25% 1st fill, 25% 2nd Fill, 25% 3rd fill and 25% 4th fill barrels used. Cold maceration for 4 days at 8°C. Aerated pump overs during fermentation. 10 days extended skin maceration.

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