Cederberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Cederberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Veritas 2006 - Bronze
International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2006 - Silver Best in Class
John Platter 2006 - 4 stars
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2006 – Silver Medal
Wine Magazine June 2005 - 4 Stars
Veritas 2005 - Silver
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Gold
Elegant, juicy, lively... everything in harmony! Intense dark mullberry, tabacco & cassis with a full rich palate which is seriously structured. The 2004 has a classic Cabernet complexity of blackcurrent and spice nuances backed by fine juicy tannins. Charm won’t fade for another 4 – 6 years.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.3 g/l  va : 0.51 g/l  so2 : 89 mg/l  fso2 : 43 mg/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2006 - Bronze
International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2006 - Silver Best in Class
John Platter 2006 – 4 stars
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze (75/100)
Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2006 – Silver Medal
Wine Magazine June 2005 - 4 Stars
Veritas 2005 - Silver
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Gold

ageing : Maturation potential Optimum 3 – 6 years

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 7 and 18 years
Vineyard area: 7Ha
Yield per Ha: 7t/Ha
Trellised: Perold
Irrigated Supplementary
Clone: 163C (Scleipp) CS46 on Richter 99

about the harvest: Harvest date: 3 - 8 April 2004
Degree Balling at harvest: 25,5º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Closed tanks
Pump over every 6 hours
Fermentation temperature 24ºC
Fermentation days 10
Barrel ageing French 1st fill 60%; 2nd fill 40%
Period in wood 14 months

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