Villiera is a family run winery in the Stellenbosch region of South Africa. We are a pioneering quality wine company committed to preserving the environment and have been rewarded with membership to the Biodiversity of Wine Initiative. We specialise in Cap Classique and have a strong reputation for Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. We also commit ourselves to on-going education and upliftment of our staff and are WIETA accredited.
AREA OF ORIGIN: Stellenbosch
PRODUCT BACKGROUND: An important part of the Villiera range. It combines the natural elegance of Villiera soils with greater intensity from the soils of Devon Valley.
HARVEST DETAILS: The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon was picked at optimum ripeness, with half of the fruit coming from Devon Valley and the balance from Villiera.
CELLAR TREATMENT: The grapes were fully crushed and fermented in pumpover fermenters at ± 25 ˚C. Full MLF occurred in tank before blending and racking to barrels. The wine was matured for a year in French oak barrels (including 25 % new) before final blending and bottling.
Alcohol: 13.30 vol %
Residual Sugar: 3.37 g/li
Total Acid: 6.4 g/li