Calitzdorp Wine of South Africa
Ideal with red meat, roasts, venison and casseroles. Cheese Pairing: Yellow Cheddar with pickled onion
Tasting room – Bottle: R85/Glass: R35
Serve at room temperature, 16-20 °C.
Alc vol: 13.5%
Price per bottle is R85, only available in store. Online purchase of R510 is for a case of 6 bottles.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are used in the production and the vines, which are planted in a sandy Gamka River soil bed, are trellised and micro irrigated. The grapes are harvested at the beginning of March. The grapes are handpicked at optimal ripeness between 24 – 25 degrees Balling.
Cold maceration period is allowed before the fermentation process is started. Fermentation takes approximately five to seven days in open fermenters with constant pump overs. After the grapes are pressed the wine undergoes a second fermentation after which the wine is blended and bottled. The wine was macerated in concrete tanks with French Oak staves.
A full-bodied dry red with aromatic berry fruit and judicious oak maturation.