Glenelly - Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012Layers of Flavours
Available 26th Jan 2017
Country of OriginSouth Africa
- Acidity g/l5.3
- Food MatchRed Meats
- Food MatchRoasted Dishes
- Grape TypeCabernet Sauvignon
- Ph Level3.65
- Residual Sugar g/l1.8
The Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon develops a very complex nose with flavours of Cassis, blackcurrant, cherry, a touch of spices and chocolate.
The wine has a good tannin structure, perfect balance and length, with layers of flavours which have followed through from the nose to the palate.
Post 2009 harvest temperature to January were higher.
Cool Winter ensured a good bud burst, it was 9 days early.
Cool conditions during berry set lead to loose bunches.
Berry size was smaller than other years.
December was characterized by a warm and dry climate.
Good analysis was achieved, especially PH.
Good wine quality.