Wine

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Bergwater Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

 

Origin

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Prince Albert Valley

 

Technical notes

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Grapes were harvested by hand at 25 °B. Cold maceration was done for 12 h at 10°C to capture the specific grape flavours and enhance the colour. The grapes were fermented for 8 days at 24°C on the skins until dry. Pumpovers were done for 30 minutes every 3 hours. After malo-lactic fermentation, the wine was French Oak matured for 12 months. Thereafter the wine was stabilized and bottled.

 

Analysis

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Alcohol

Sugar 

TA  

pH

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14.41%

2.0 g/l

5.8 g/l

3.62

 

Description

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Dark plum colour, grassy Cabernet Sauvignon and herbaceous aromas elegantly balanced with a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy now and will improve over the next 3 – 4 years. Serve with red meat dishes or traditional bobotie.