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Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Sutherland Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
The dark fruit flavours and cassis on the nose are a prequel to the refreshing sweet fruit and ripe tannins the palate delivers.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 1.64
pH 3.32
ta 6.45
Wine Information
Brand Group Sutherland
Winemaker .
Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
BlendPercent 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
FoodSuggest Red meat (especially game), strong cheeses.
Ageing Good now, but will improve for 10 years.
Cellar Yeasts Natural occurring yeasts. Fermentation temp 28 °C
Method De-stalked, hand sorting of berries, crushed, pumped into s/s tanks, pumped over for 7 days, pressed and racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation. 18 months in 25% new oak, balance in older barrels. Wines were fermented separately.
The wine was aged in French oak barrels for 18 months and will reward cellaring.
Harvest Vintage: Moderate summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.
Picking date 4 March 2016
Grape sugar 24.1 - 24.5 Balling
Acidity 5.27 g/l
pH at harvest 3.37 - 3.41
body Full
style Dry
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Sutherland
R170.00 per bottle
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