Leatherwood Cabernet Sauvignon

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This elegantly oaked wine delivers a rich, smooth palate offering delicious blackberries and ripe plums. Silky, ripe tannins are evidence of grapes harvested at optimum ripeness and vinified with care.

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Description

This elegantly oaked wine delivers a rich, smooth palate offering delicious blackberries and ripe plums. Silky, ripe tannins are evidence of grapes harvested at optimum ripeness and vinified with care.

Blend: 100% Cab Sauvignon

Winemaker : Chris de Wet
Alcohol : 14% vol
RS : 5.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.04 g/l
Brix : 26.3°
Yield : 4.8 tons/acre
Production : 18,000 cases
Oak Type : French Barriques
Oak Age : 80% 2nd fill; 20% new
Time in Oak : 12 months

Harvested: 3/8/2012

Appellation : Western Cape, South Africa

Beverage Testing Institute Ratings:
Bright dark garnet violet color. Complex aromas and flavors of cassis, red flowers and spring water, charcoal wood smoke with a tannic, crisp, dry full body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish with firm tannins and moderate oak.

–2014 World Wine Challenge Silver Medal.
— Rating: 89 points [ Highly Recommended]
–2012 World Value Wine Challenge Best South African Cabernet Sauvignon

 

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