Waterlily | Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

R105 / 750ml

A deep red colour and features aromas of cassis, plum, cedarwood and a cigar box finish. The palate is well structured with delicate tannins and seamless oak integration. The wine pairs well with steak, duck and roasted eggplant.

Vinification

Grapes are hand-harvested from 16-year-old vines on the North-Western slope of the Tierberg mountains. The bunches are destemmed, crushed and placed into open-top fermenters. After cold-soaking for 48 hours, the grapes are inoculated with selected yeast strains to begin fermentation. The grapes undergo punch downs and pump-overs 3 times a day. After pressing, the wine is transferred to 20% new, 40% second fill and 40% third fill French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and maturation for 18 months, until bottled.

Alc

13.72%

RS.

2.2 g/l

TA.

5.3 g/l

VA.

0.56

FS02

5 mg/l

TS02

22 mg/l

pH

3.71

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