Kleine Draken Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 - SOLD OUT


Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 13.71 %vol
pH - 3.79
RS - 1.4 g/l
Total Acid - 5.2 g/l
Free SO2 - 32 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl


Type - Red
Style - Very Dry
Body - Full
Taste - Fruity


Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2008 - SILVER MEDAL
Producer ZANDWIJK WINES (Pty) Ltd

Tasting Notes

Colour: Deep ruby red.
Nose: Vanilla and berry flavours.
Palate: Full bodied wooded red wine. Well balanced wine.

Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestions

Red meat dishes and rich casseroles / stews.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Drip
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Deep Loam
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Hand picked
Date: 07 March 2006
Yield: 4 tons / ha

In The Cellar

After destalking and crushing the mash was flash pasteurized and then immediately re-cooled to 24°C. After inoculation with a chosen yeast strain the wine was fermented to about 1° Balling at 24-25°C and then pressed. The wine was then oak matured in new and used oak for 18 months prior to filtration and bottling.

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