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Morgenhof - Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Hints of Spice
Morgenhof - Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Country of Origin

South Africa

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  • ABV14%
  • 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
  • Vintage2011
  • 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.

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