De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

This is a classical, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.  A dark coloured wine, full of flavour, rich black cherry aromas and some herbaceous tones.  


This wine shows great balance, a great structure and a long finish.

A wonderful food wine. It will pair very well with beef, venison and lamb.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : De Waal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.07 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.78  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon consistently receive 4 stars or more in John Platter Wine Guide. This vintage is not rated yet.
The previous 2014 vintage received a 4 star rating.
De Waal Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was selected for the SA Sommelier Selection Wine list 2015.

ageing : Furture Maturation Potential: 10 - 12 years

Grape Varieties: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

in the vineyard : 

The Stellenbosch wine region is well-known to produce excellent Cabernet Sauvignon wines.
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyards: 30 years and older
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge

about the harvest: Harvest Date: March 2017
Sugar level at Harvest: 26.0 °B
Yield per Hectare: 6 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French oak, 25% new, balance second fill barrique         
Bottling Date: September 2019
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days

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Cabernet Sauvignon