De Huijsbosch 2016

R155 per bottle
R930 per case

CABERNET SAUVIGNON / CABERNET FRANC/ MERLOT

Bright red centre with a deep brick red edge.  Balanced and structured wine show aromas of black currant, fynbos/garrique, oak and hints of mocha.  Lively palate shows silky soft ripe tannins with cream and black berries.

 

Description

Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon:                  54 %
Cabernet Franc:                           23 %
Merlot:                                          23 %

 

Wood

Wines underwent separate malolactic fermentation and maturation for 5 months in 100% French oak, second fill barrels.  The wines were then blended and underwent another 10 months maturation in French oak barrels of which 50% were new and 50% second fill.

 

Cellar

All the components were fermented separately in stainless steel tanks at about 24 degrees Celsius, with a preceding cold soaking period of 5 days at 10 degrees Celsius.

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