The den, Cabernet Sauvignon 2010


W.O. Coastal region

Cultivar(s): Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Analysis: Alc: 14% | R.S: 4g/l | T.A: 5.8g/l | Ph: 3.7

The story of this wine

The den wines are social wines to be enjoyed with friends and family. These wines are named for the den, the heart of all African wild dog communities. Flavour-packed, soft and juicy comfort wines for every day drinking.

Jenny Metelerkamp produced a fine Painted Wolf ink drawing for the label.

Tasting notes

A juicy fruit packed smooth wine with aromas of blackcurrants, blackberry and vanilla, and soft juicy black fruit flavours. The wine has a lovely silky texture and a long smooth finish.

Food suggestions

This Cabernet Sauvignon is really delicious with home cooked South African meals such as a sweet and spicy bobotie,  freshly minced beef burgers sizzling off the braai with a sweet tangy bbq sauce, wors, pap and chakalaka.

The vineyard

The grapes for this wine have been harvested from vineyards in Agter Paarl and the Perdeberg regions of the Swartland.

Winemaking

The Cabernet Sauvignon was destalked, crushed and fermented in tank with French and American oak staves.  Malolactic and maturation was completed on staves. The wine has been given a light egg fining before being filtered and bottled.