Thandi Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Main Features

A full bodied wine with blackcurrant, tobacco and spicy flavours. Well structured and complex with a long finish.

Viticulture

Origin: Stellenbosch
Soil type: Light textured, gravelly topsoil with highly weathered subsoil
Harvesting time: March
Yield: 8 - 10 tons per hectare

Vinification

Balling: 24 -25º B at harvest
Fermentation: Fermented on the skins until dry, in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation was done in barrel
Oaking: Matured in 300l French oak barrels for 24 months
Aging: Can mature for a minimum of 10 years
Serving: Enjoy with beef, stews or rich seafood dishes
       

Statistics

Vintage: 2012
Country of Origin: South Africa
Region: Western Cape
Alcohol Volume: 14%
Sugar: 2.0 g/l
pH: 3.62
Acidity: 5.81