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Haskell IV 2007

R850.00

226 in stock

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Description

Variety: A blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc

Harvest Data
Vintage detail: Evenly spread moderate temperature, cool evenings and nights which allowed slightly longer hang time than previous vintages
Balling: average 24,5 – 26°B
Production volume: 45 hl/ha
Hand Harvested: 100%

Winemaking
Whole berries: 0%
Destemmed: 100%
Fermentation vessel: open 3000L containers and 5000L stainless steel semi-open fermenters
Fermentation: 100% inoculated with Anchor 372 (SA yeast )
Barrel Type: French oak MT centre of France wood
New Barrel %: 70%
Maturation: 18 months
Fining: Very light fining only to clean the wine
Filtration: none
Bottled: January 2009

Wine Analysis
Alcohol: 14.33 vol%
pH: 3.56
Total acidity: 6.4 g/l

Tasting Note
Intense vibrant red colour with nose showing layered flavour of tobacco spice, rich cherries, dark chocolate and savouriness. The pallet has a soft attack with firm tannins and a subtle creamy texture. Lingering aftertaste, with the same flavours as on the nose.

Release Date
1 June 2010

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 26.5 × 18 × 30 cm