Welmoed Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Welmoed Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Veritas 2006 - Bronze
Excellent deep ruby red. Nose is reminiscent of dark berry fruits with hints of nutmeg and vanillin. Very elegant, well structured palate with ripe, fine tannins and a lingering rich finish.

Tzatziki, Roast Beef or Roast Rack of Lamb with sautéed or pickled vegetables.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Welmoed Winery
winemaker : Stephan Smit
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.81 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 5.69 g/l  
type : Red  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2006 - Bronze

ageing : Very drinkable now, or comfortably keep it another 2 years.

in the vineyard : New virus-free material ensures that grapes can be picked at full ripeness resulting in complex, full-bodied wines. The vines are trellised on a 5-wire hedge system, have an average yield of 7t/ha, are grafted onto 101-14 Mgt and have an average age of 11 - 15 years. The vines are planted on loamy sand and weathered granite soil, on the lower slopes.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness in March.

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