Knorhoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Knorhoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

2007 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show – Bronze Medal (75/100)
2007 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards – Seal of Approval
Veritas 2006 - Gold
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Bronze
Veritas 2005 - Silver
Intense deep colour with blackberries and ripe plum against a backdrop of marzipan and almonds. Rich and complex with a soft tannin structure.

A full-bodied, serious wine enjoyed with various meats, ostrich and venison, but also complements tomato-based pasta.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Knorhoek Wines
winemaker : Arno Albertyn
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.29 % vol  rs : 1.34 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.72 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2007 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show – Bronze Medal (75/100)
2007 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards – Seal of Approval
Veritas 2006 - Gold
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Bronze
Veritas 2005 - Silver
SANW Jongwynskou 2003 - Bronze

about the harvest: The grapes are picked fully ripe from a combination of old and new clones.

in the cellar : The grapes were fermented in open fermenting tanks (kuipe). Matured for 22 months in small French oak barrels, selected 50% new and 25% 2nd and 3rd-fill respectively

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