Morgenhof - Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Rich red



Morgenhof - Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
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A dark ruby red colour welcomes you to a nose filled with flavours of cassis & dark chocolate. These flavours follow through onto a balanced palate with a hint of spice and a lingering finish.

Terroir: These vineyards are planted on W-NW and W-SW slopes at 170m - 240m above sea-level. The soil on all these blocks varies from medium to heavy textured, with a moderate structure and shale mother material. The clay content varies 15% - 20%

Maturation: Aged for 18 Months in French oak, second fill.

Category(s):     Red Wine

Producer: Morgenhof   -
ABV:   14%
Acidity g/l:   5.1
Appellation:   Stellenbosch
Body:   Full Bodied
Brand:   Morgenhof
Country of Origin:   South Africa
Drinking From:   2013
Drinking Until:   2016
Food Match:   Red Meats
Grape Type:   Cabernet Sauvignon
Malolactic Fermentation:   No
Ph Level:   3.7
Region:   Coastal Region
Residual Sugar g/l:   3.2
Serving temperature Degrees C:   15
Style of Red:   Powerful & Robust
Suggested Optimum Year:   2013
Type of closure:   Synthetic Cork
Vintage:   2011
Winemaker:   Andries de Klerk


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Producer Information

The illustrious Morgenhof Wine Estate is situated on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountains outside Stellenbosch.

This area is renowned for the high quality of its grapes and the distinctive terroir is reflected in the character of the exceptional wines.

Owned by Mrs Cointreau, Morgenhof Wine Estate dates back to 1692 and consists of 212 hectares of which 74 hectares are under vines, producing approximately 35000 cases a year.

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