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Mellasat M 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Mellasat M 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Mellasat M 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

A full bodied red wine with good structure that will develop for several years. Cassic and dark fruits on the nose that follow to the palate. A Pauillac Bordeaux style wine that is a great partner with hearty dishes as well as beef fillet and roast leg of lamb.

Technical Analysis
alc15
rs3.2
pH-
ta7.8
Description
AgeingThe wine was matured in small French (Nadalie & Toneleria Nacional) oak barrels (300 and 225li) for 30 months and bottle aged for 30 months.
BlendPercent100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cellar

Yeast (Laffort Zymaflor FX10) inoculated within 48 hours after crushing the fermented for 7 days on skins at an average temperature of 24 degrees celsius. Malolactic Fermentation induced in tank and completed within seven weeks. 

 No fining was used after blending and it was bottled in November 2014. 

No filtering of the wine was undertaken except at bottling when a 5-micron filtration was used. Thirty months in bottle before release.

FoodSuggestRoast leg of lamb
HarvestHarvest: Cabernet Sauvignon - 11th March 2013
VarietyCabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard

Vine Age: Cabernet Sauvignon 17 Years
Soil: Decomposed Granite
Average Yield: 4.04 t/ha
Irrigation: Most of the vines are trellised with a drip irrigation

WinemakerMellasat Vineyards
Style
bodyFull
styleDry
tasteFruity
typeRed
Type
Kosher0
Organic0
Vegetarian0
Wooded1
Pack
ClosureCork
Pack Size750ml
Pack TypeBottle
  • Range: Mellasat Vineyards
R350.00
R350.00 per bottle
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