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Edgebaston Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Edgebaston Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Edgebaston Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Produced from three outstanding clones of Cabernet Sauvignon planted as “Mother Blocks” for the South African vineyard industry due to their suitability to the deep red clay soils on Edgebaston. Made to exude absolute purity of varietal charac
Technical Analysis
alc 14.08
rs 1.6
pH 3.46
ta 6
Description
Accolades

Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
-NWC National Wine Challenge - Top 100 SA Wines – Top 100 & Double
-Platinum

Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
-89 points:  Neal Martin August 29, 2018 - Vinous

Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
-Platter Guide 2017: 4 Star Platter
-89 points: Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar
-90 points: eRobert Parker

Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
-Gold: Vitis Vinifera

Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
-Platter Guide 2015: 4 Star Platter
-88 points: eRobert Parker
-Gold: Vitis Vinifera
-Grand Gold: SAWi 2015
-Commended: International Wine Challenge 2015

Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
-Platter Guide 2014: 4 Star Platter
-89+points: Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
-Platter Guide 2013: 4 Star Platter
-Double Gold: Veritas 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
-Platter Guide 2012: 4 Star Platter
-International Wine Challenge 2012 - Bronze Medal

Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
-Platter Guide 2011: 4 Star Platter
-89+ points: Stephen Tanzer
-Selected as Top 100 SA wines
-Commended at International Wine Challenge 2011
-Gold: Mundus Vini Germany 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
-Platter Guide 2010: 4 Star Platter

Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
-Platter Guide 2009:  4 Star Platter

BlendPercent 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot, 5% Merlot
Cellar

All grapes were hand picked and fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks. A traditional punch down every 4 hours is used to extract the fine tannins and colour from the skins. Maturation took place in French oak barrels for 14 months.
20% New French Oak - Nevers, Allier; Medium Toasted
60% Second Fill 300L French Oak
20% Third Filled French Oak

Harvest All grapes were hand picked.
Harvest Date: Early March 2018
Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Soil type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay
Winemaker David Finlayson
Style
body Full
style Dry
taste Herbaceous
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
R160.00
R160.00 per bottle
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