Villiera Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Villiera Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

The 2002 vintage shows classic berry fruit on the nose with integrated wood. On the palate it is well balanced with soft tannins.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot ]
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.30 % vol  rs : 2.80 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.16 g/l  va : 0.47 g/l  so2 : 102 mg/l  fso2 : 41 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Previous Awards:
2001 - WINE Magazine's 'Best Value Wine Guide', 2004, Value Rating 5
2000 - Wine of the Month Club, 2000, Selected
1995 - DECANTER Magazine, 1997, Recommended Certificate
1995 - Veritas, 1997, Silver Medal
1994 - Veritas, 1996, Silver Medal

ageing : This wine should last up to the year 2010.

in the vineyard : 

in the cellar : Fully ripe grapes are crushed and destalked before fermentation in both rototanks and pump over vessels. On completion pressing occurs in velo pneumatic bag presses. Malolactic fementaion occours in tank before the wine is raked off into a mix of oak barrels for about 12 months of maturation (20% new 80% used) (30% American White oak 70% French Oak).

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