CELLARMASTER: Paul de Villiers
WINEMAKER: Michiel du Toit
ASSISTANT WINEMAKER: Dani Brown
CULTIVAR: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 18% Merlot
ANALYSIS: ALC.14.00% R.S. 2.60g/1 T.A. 6.20g/1 PH. 3.46
VINIFICATION: Grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness and vinified separately in open fermenters using the punch down method for colour and tannin extraction. Components aged separately before careful blending.
MATURATION: Wine aged for 18 months in new and 2nd fill French oak barrels.
BOTTLING DATE: 17 October 2016
Veritas 2018 – Silver
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018 – Gold
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2018 – Bronze
Platter’s Wine Guide 2019 – 4 Stars