Nederburg Baronne Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2015

Nederburg Baronne Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2015

Bouquet: Aromas of blackcurrant, cherries and prunes with spicy nuances.
Palate: Full and velvety with blackcurrant and prune flavours and a good tannin structure.

Baronne is not only Nederburg's top-selling red blend but also one of South Africa's most popular wines. Smooth, suave and self-assured, Baronne is full-bodied with ripe succulent flavours, soft tannins and gentle oaking.

Excellent served with heart-warming roast lamb, coq au vin, red meat steak, venison, mature cheese, pizza and pasta dishes.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz blend ]
winery : Nederburg Wines
winemaker : Samuel Viljoen
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.47 % vol  rs : 4.50 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.66 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : 0   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : 

Tradition and talent blend with passion, precision and patience at Nederburg, where classically structured wines are made with vibrant fruit flavours. Nederburg's hallmark combination of fruit and finesse continues to be rewarded around the world. The Paarl winery has earned five-star ratings for three wines in the 2012 edition of Platter's South African Wine Guide.Three five-star ratings is the highest number achieved by any producer in the new edition of the guide and Nederburg shares this distinction with two other wineries. In 2011, Nederburg was chosen as Platter's Winery of the Year,with an unprecedented five wines across the multi-tiered range earning five-star ratings. The winery brought home six gold and six best-in-class ratings from the 2011 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London and won two double gold and nine gold medals at the 2011 Veritas Awards, South Africa's National Wine Show. Nederburg was also awarded three trophies at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards. These are just some of the many accolades earned by Nederburg where hand-crafted, micro-cuvées for specialist winelovers and beautifully balanced and accessible wines for everyday enjoyment are made with equal commitment.


Vineyards: The grapes were sourced from vineyards in the Paarl and Stellenbosch areas. Planted between 1990 and 1998, the vines are grown in soil originating from decomposed granite on south-westerly to westerly facing slopes, situated some 300m above sea level. Grafted onto nematode-resistant rootstock Richter 99, R110 and 101-114, they are grown under dryland conditions and, when necessary, receive supplementary irrigation.

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 23° to 24.5° Balling during February and March.

in the cellar : 
The fruit was crushed and fermented on the skins in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 25ºC to 28ºC for two weeks. After malolactic fermentation the wine was oaked for nine months.

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