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.
|BlendPercent||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|FoodSuggest||Roast leg of lamb|
|Ageing||The wine was matured in small French (Nadalie & Toneleria Nacional) oak barrels (300 and 225li) for 30 months and bottle aged for 30 months.|
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.
|Harvest||Harvest: Cabernet Sauvignon - 11th March 2013|
Vine Age: Cabernet Sauvignon 17 Years
- Range: Mellasat Vineyards