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Villiera Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

The 2016 vintage shows classic dark berry fruit with a hint of dark chocolate and violets on the nose. On the palate it is well balanced with rich, soft tannins. It can be enjoyed now but will keep for up to 10 years in good storage conditions.

AWARDS:
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge: 90 Points
Platter’s Wine Guide: 4 Stars

From: R124.95R131.95

1x750ml | 6x750ml

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Villiera:
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.

VINTAGE: 2016

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.

ANALYSIS:
Alcohol: 13.30 vol %
Residual Sugar: 3.37 g/li
Total Acid: 6.4 g/li
pH: 3.39

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1x750ml, 6x750ml