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Nederburg The Winemaster's Cabernet Sauvignon

Nederburg The Winemaster’s Cabernet Sauvignon

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Quick Overview

Medium – deep red/purple; aromas of game, sweet cherry, cassis, earth, liquorice and cedar tones; dry, medium-full bodied, red currant and spice flavours with soft tannins to finish.

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$15.99

Tasting Notes

Colour: Ruby red
Bouquet: Aromas of blackcurrants and cherries with violets and nuances of vanilla oak spice in the background.
Palate: A rich and full-bodied wine with ripe fruit, cherry and delicate oak spice flavours, firm tannins and a lingering aftertaste.

Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestions

Excellent served with robust dishes such as pâtés and steaks, as well as full-bodied dishes such as beef stroganoff, winter stews, roasts and mature cheeses.

In The Vineyard

Background
Tradition and talent blend with passion, precision and patience at Nederburg, where classically structured wines are made with vibrant fruit flavours. Nederburg’s hallmark combination of fruit and finesse continues to be rewarded around the world. The Paarl winery has earned five-star ratings for three wines in the 2012 edition of Platter’s South African Wine Guide. Three five-star ratings is the highest number achieved by any producer in the new edition of the guide and Nederburg shares this distinction with two other wineries. In 2011, Nederburg was chosen as Platter’s Winery of the Year, with an unprecedented five wines across the multi-tiered range earning five-star ratings. The winery brought home six gold and six best-in-class ratings from the 2011 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London and won two double gold and nine gold medals at the 2011 Veritas Awards, South Africa’s National Wine Show. Nederburg was also awarded three trophies at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards. These are just some of the many accolades earned by Nederburg where hand-crafted, micro-cuvées for specialist winelovers and beautifully balanced and accessible wines for everyday enjoyment are made with equal commitment.Razvan Macici heads the team as Nederburg cellarmaster. He is supported by two winemakers who work closely under his direction. They are Wilhelm Pienaar, who produces the red wines and Wim Truter, who makes the whitesThe Winemaster’s Reserve Collection
Nederburg’s core superpremium wines are accommodated in The Winemaster’s Reserve ensemble, named to honour the long-established tradition of winemaking excellence. These classic wines treasure the integrity of our grapes in every step of the wine-growing and winemaking journey. Every glass demonstrates an unwavering commitment to world-class vineyard and cellar skills.This wine is made entirely from Cabernet sauvignon grapes.Vineyards
The grapes were sourced from vineyards in and around the Western Cape. Planted between 1990 and 1998, the vines are grown in decomposed granite on a southerly slope, situated some 50 to 150 m above sea level. The vines, grafted onto nematode-resistant rootstock Richter 99 and 110, are grown under dryland conditions while some of the vines received supplementary irrigation from either a micro-irrigation, drip or overhead sprinkler system.

About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 23° – 25° Balling from mid-February until the end of March.

In The Cellar

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 23º to 25º Balling from mid-February until the end of March. The fruit was crushed and fermented on the skins in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 25º to 28º C for two weeks. Upon completion of malolactic fermentation the wine was matured in wood for a period of approximately 12 months.

2 reviews for Nederburg The Winemaster’s Cabernet Sauvignon

  1. 5 out of 5
    Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Yum. Very nice smooth tasting wine. Highly recommend.

  2. 5 out of 5
    Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    Yum. Very nice smooth tasting wine. High recommended.

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