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Hoopenburg Integer Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Neil Hawkins
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.63
RS : 1.0 g/l
Total Acid : 7.0 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
The typical blackcurrants and prunes, sprinkling of mixed dry herb combined with a sleek and elegant structure makes this an old world SouthAfrican Cabernet Sauvignon. An alcohol of around the 13 % makes helps to unhide more of the offerings this wine.
Blend Information
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
In The Vineyard
The fruit for this Cabernet Sauvignon come from solely from 15 year old Hoopenburg bush vines on the farm.
About The Harvest
The grapes were picked at 23° Balling.
In The Cellar
They were destemmed but not crushed to preserve the fruit. The grapes were fermented for 3 weeks on the skins before being pressed and laid to rest in new French oak barrels for 12 months, then 2nd fill for a further 18 months. Here the malolactic fermentation occurred. The wine was lightly fined and filtered before being bottled.

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