The Guardian – Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz 2015

Analysis:

Winemakers

Alcohol
RS
pH
Total Acid
Production
Appellation

Albie Treurnicht
JM Crafford
14.00% vol
4.0 g/l
3.52
5.70 g/l

Western Cape

Characteristics:

Type
Style
Body
Taste

Price per bottle
Price per carton

Red
Dry
Full
Minty
(wooded)
R 85.00
R 510.00

Wine of Origin

Worcester in the Stettyn valley, 33km south of Worcester on the R43 road.

Vineyards

Sourced from premium selected and managed sites. Focus on colour, structure and natural balance.

Harvested

Harvested at optimum ripeness, striving for balance between structure and fruit quality.

Cellar Treatment

Produced with a selected yeast strain in Roto-tanks. After completing malolactic fermentation, the young wine was aged for 18 months in 3rd & 4th fill French barrels.

Blend Information

65% Shiraz; 35% Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes

A well structured full-bodied wine brimming with vanilla, spicy & earthy aromas.

Food Suggestion

A well structured full-bodied wine brimming with vanilla, spicy & earthy aromas. An ideal accompaniment to red meats, spicy dishes & matured cheese.

Awards

Michelangelo 2018 – DOUBLE GOLD
Ultra Value 2018 – SILVER
Old Mutual 2018 – BRONZE
Veritas 2018 - BRONZE
Michelangelo 2017 – GOLD
Veritas 2017 – SILVER
Vitis Vinifera 2017 – GOLD

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