Stormhoek Cabernet Sauvignon

2020



The Wine

This wine is produced from grapes sourced in the Western Cape which enjoys a mediterranean style climate.. The vineyards are 9-11 years old with hutton, clay and stone soils. The vineyards are planted at 3,000 vines per hectare and are irrigated.



Harvest Overview

The grapes are handpicked and machine harvested in March. Yields are 8-10 tonnes per hectare. 





Winemaker

Helienne van Zyl


Grape Variety

100% Cabernet Sauvignon


Winemaking

10% whole bunch/carbonic maceration in stainless steel tanks with regular punch downs and pump overs. Malolactic fermentation. 


Ageing

Partical ageing in oak foudres.


Tasting Note

Deep vibrant ruby robe. Ripe dark black cherry and plum fruit with a hint of spice. A balanced with with soft tannins and a long finish. 


Wine Specifications

Alcohol: 13.5% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.7g/L
Total acidity:5.7g/L Ph3.6
Residual sugar: 4.5g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans