McGregor Winery

Cabernet Sauvignon 2022

R85.00

The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard is situated in the mountain area above McGregor. The soil is a weathered shale.

Alcohol Vol% Total acid g/l Residual Sugar g/l Total SO2 mg/l pH
13.73 5.3 3.9 145 3.61

WINEMAKING

Harvested between midday and late afternoon to enhance dark stewed fruit. These grapes where carefully identified to ensure that only the smallest grapes were handpicked in the vineyard. This enhances darker fruit, full bodied wine with concentrated aromas. It’s aged In French oak barrels, 60 % new oak and 40% second and third filled barrels. The wine is aged between 12 to 16 months in tight grain barrels for slow oxidation, to ensure a fruity wine with soft lingering tannins.

TASTING NOTES

Full bodied red wine, with aromas of blackcurrant, cassis, plums, and black cherries. Followed with dark fruits and berries on the palate.

FOOD PAIRING

Braised Short Ribs with Mushrooms and Tomatoes Stew, served with Polenta.

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