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Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
There is a follow-through of the aromas to the palate with dark berries dominating. In the aftertaste we find earthy, oak undertones. It is a full-bodied wine showing mature tannin structure. Good ageing potential.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 2.6
pH 3.57
ta 5.7
Ageing Drink now or over the next 5-7 years from bottling.
BlendPercent 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Grapes were de-stemmed and cold-soaked for 2 days before fermentation. Regular pump-overs gave optimal flavour and colour extraction. After malolactic fermentation the wine was aged in 2nd fill French oak barrels for 24 months before bottling.
Bottling date: 5 February 2019

FoodSuggest Beef Fillet or Rump steak with red wine reduction or any other full-flavoured slow-cooked casserole.

Harvested at full ripeness from two of our best quality Cab Sauv blocks.
Harvest date: 3rd week of February. The average °B was 24

Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen
body Full
style Dry
taste 0
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Estate Wine
R200.00 per bottle
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