Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

A prominent nose of black cherries and blueberries in dark chocolate. A juicy palate full of deliciously dark fruit, blackcurrants and a hint of mint freshness. Firm but elegant tannins integrate seamlessly resulting in a lingering creamy finish.

Winemakers Notes

Only the grapes from specific vineyard sites at La Bri are used for this straight Cabernet Sauvignon. Yields are kept low: 6 tons/ha.

The Harvest

Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. Matured for 24 months in 100% French oak of which 70% was new.

In the Cellar

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Blend Information

Botanical Sketch

Alcohol
pH

14.0%
3.75

RS
Total Acid

1.8 g/l
5.7 g/l

Watsonia alba is a very striking plant, with attractive foliage and gorgeous spikes of cup-shaped white flowers. Our Cabernet Sauvignon is a very pure and powerful wine much like the Watsonia alba.

Watsonia alba (White watsonia)

Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower – the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.

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