2006 Cabernet Sauvignon "Carol"

Production
Cabernet Sauvignon is hand harvested at sugars between 22 - 25°B. The wine is fermented in automatic fermentation tanks and is kept on the skins for ± 6 days at 25 - 29°C. The best tanks are selected and the final blends are made for this Cabernet Sauvignon.

Soil / Viticulture practices
Grown on the deep red, Hutton soils with high moist retention properties. All vineyards are cultivated in the bushvine style with limited or no irrigation.

Climate
The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Summers are warm, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes. Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

Tasting
This Cabernet Sauvignon has a very dark ruby colour with chocolate and plum flavours on the nose and palate. This wine is well balanced with a good tannin structure.

Official Analysis
Alc: 13.85
TA: 5.7
RS: 2.3
pH: 3.63