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Stellenbosch 1679 Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Stellenbosch 1679 Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

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VARIETALS: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%

STYLE: Full-bodied, deep red colour with dark fruits and liquorice aromas. On the palate, the wine shows a balanced tannin structure with flavours of blackberry and hints of herbaceous freshness.

SOIL: Decomposed granite, Oakleaf and Tukulu soils.

AGE OF VINES: 21 years.

VINIFICATION: 9 days on skins in rotor fermenters at 25°C.

BARREL AGING: 24 months in new 225-litre 100% Classic French oak barrels from Tonnellerie Bossuet.

CLIMATE: Low rainfall, dry ripening season with cool nights and warm, dry days during picking.

GRAPES: Smaller berries, with excellent colour and flavour intensity, harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness.

OPTIMUM DRINKING: This excellent 2020 vintage will peak from mid-2024 to 2034 when tertiary aromas will start to develop.

FOOD SUGGESTION: Game, beef and lamb dishes.

Alcohol: 14.53% RS: 3.5g/l pH: 3.54 Total Acid: 6.1g/l


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