Kanonkop, Paul Sauer 2012

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SKU: WC110524-2012 Category:

Description

Technical Information

Alcohol:  14,5%
Acidity:  5,9
pH:  3,53
RS:  2,0

 

Varieties:             Cabernet Sauvignon 68%, Cabernet Franc 16%, Merlot 16%.

Winemaker:            Abrie Beeslaar

Origin:                     Simonsberg, Stellenbosch

Climate:                  Cold winter with average rainfall Great ripening conditions.

Age of Vines:         On average 22 years

Soil:                         Decomposed granite, Hutton and Clovelly soils

Yield:                       4.5 tons/ha 3000 l/ha

Maturation:            24 months in new 225 litre French Nevers barrels – medium toasted

Production:             3 500 cases

Ageing Potential:  Ideal ageing is 15 – 20 years from vintage, but can cellar longer

 

Vinification

5 days on skins in open fermenters @ 29 C cap punched manually every 2nd hour

 

Tasting Notes

Full bodied, deep ruby red colour An elegant classic style wine with blackcurrant, red berry, layers of spice, rich vanilla and cedar wood

 

Food Suggestions

Classic meat dishes

 

 

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