Morgenhof - Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon 2011Hints of Spice
Country of OriginSouth Africa
- Acidity g/l6.8
- BodyFull Bodied
- Drinking From2013
- Drinking Until2016
- Food MatchBBQ Dishes
- Food MatchRed Meats
- Grape TypeCabernet Franc
- Grape TypeCabernet Sauvignon
- Malolactic FermentationNo
- Ph Level3.54
- Residual Sugar g/l2.1
- Serving temperature Degrees C15
- Style of RedFull & Fruity
- Suggested Optimum Year2013
- Type of closureSynthetic Cork
- WinemakerAndries de Klerk
Concentrated flavours of dark berries (cassis) plums and hints of spice are found on the nose.
These flavours flow harmoniously together onto a medium-bodied pallet that is lightly coated with velvety tannins.
Service Area: Cabernet Sauvignon: 16.72 hectares. Cabernet Franc: 3.05 hectares.
Terroir: The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard is planted on W-NW and W-SW slopes at 155 - 400m above sea-level. The Cabernet Franc vineyard is planted on a SW slope at 335 - 350m. The soil on all these blocks varies from medium to heavy textured, with a moderate structure and shale mother material. The clay content varies from 15 - 20%
Vineyard Age: Cabernet Sauvignon 5 - 12 years. Cabernet franc 3 & 16 years.