Kleine Draken Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.09 %vol
pH : 3.61
RS : 1.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.1 g/l
Appellation : Paarl
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full


Accolades
2015 Gold Wine Awards Competition - Excellent Wine at the Price of below R80.00 a bottle
2015 Ultra Wine Challenge - Silver
Tasting Notes
Well balanced wine. Vanilla and Berry flavours. Deep ruby red.
Blend Information
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestions
Red meat dishes and rich casseroles / stews.
In The Vineyard
Cultivar: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Paarl Cab
Irrigation: Drip
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Deep Loam
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest
Type: Hand picked
Date: 5 March 2013
Yield: 9 ton / 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 selected yeast strain the wine was fermented to about 1˚ Balling at 24-25˚C and then pressed. French oak was used for 7 months prior to filtration and bottling.

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