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Koopmanskloof Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Stephan Smit
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.5
RS : 4.2 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades

2015 Michelangelo Interntional Wine Awards - Double Gold and Fairtrade Best Red Wine

Tasting Notes

Deep ruby red colour. Nose reminiscent of cassis, blackcurrant and ripe berry fruit, following through to the palate. Medium to full bodied wine, beautifully balanced with a touch of well integrated oak aromas. Well structured with a soft subtle tannin finish.

Blend Information
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestions
Enjoy on its own, or with variety of red meat dishes.
In The Vineyard

Soil type: Cape Hutton and broken granite
Irrigation: Drip irrigation twice. First for 24 hours at veraison; secondly for 12 hours plus another 6 hours during a very warm season.
Vineyards: 100% Trellised

About The Harvest

Fruit harvested at 24º Balling.
Yield: 8t/ha

In The Cellar

Cold soaking period for 48 hours. Fermentation in stainless steel red wine fermenters for approximately 10 days. Aroma and color extraction via delastage and daily pump overs. Partially aged in 300 litre French oak barrel as well as selected premium French oak staves for 8 months. Malolactic fermentation completed.


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Tel: +27.218652355   Fax: +27.865607145   Email: info@koopmanskloof.co.za  
P.O. Box 19, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa