Spier Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Wine
R 75.00

Signature Collection Cabernet Sauvignon

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Soft tannins and luscious berry flavours make this an easygoing red ideal for impromptu braais and burgers. Pasta more your jam? It’s great with tomato-based sauces like marinara and Bolognese too! After all, pasta without red wine just ain’t pasta...

ORIGIN
Western Cape (Paarl, Swartland, Stellenbosch)

TERROIR
Temperature: winter: 9° – 18°C; summer: 14° – 26°C Annual rainfall: 650 - 850mm Proximity to the ocean: 40 - 120km Soils: Clovelly, Hutton and Estcourt

VINEYARD AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS
The wine is made from 16 - 18-year-old trellised vines grown on north-eastern slopes, that receives supplementary irrigation to produce ±10 tons per hectare.

WINEMAKING
Grapes were harvested at ±24° B, gently crushed, de-stemmed and cooled. After two days of cold soaking, the juice was fermented until dry in stainless steel tanks between 24° and 28°C. Three pump-overs were conducted daily. After fermentation, the wine matured in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves for 10 months before blending.

APPEARANCE
Deep ruby red.

TASTING NOTE
Raspberry and plum aromas with hints of vanilla spice on the nose. A well-structured palate with soft tannins and luscious fruit. Enjoy at home with family and friends around a dinner table. Pair with roast beef, lamb or chicken with gravy or rich stock sauce flavoured with tomato.

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