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 the ongoing 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 2017 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 pump-over fermenters at ± 25 ˚C. Full MLF occurred in the 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