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Haskell IV 2014

R350.00

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Description

Variety: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot & 5% Cabernet Franc

Harvest Data

Vintage detail: n/a
Balling: 24-26
Production volume: 50 hl/ha
Hand Harvested: 100%


Winemaking

Whole berries: 0%
De-stemmed: 100%
Fermentation vessel: Open Fermenter
Fermentation: Fermented with inoculated yeast with 4 pump-overs and punch downs in the first part of fermentation and only two during the last half of fermentation. Total maceration with skins was 15 – 21 days.
Barrel Type: 225l French Oak Barrels
New Barrel %: 80%
Maturation: 16-18 Months
Fining: Light fining vegetable protein.
Filtration: Coarse filtration in to the bottling
Bottled: February 2015


Wine Analysis

Alcohol: 14.5 vol%
RS: 3.2 g/l
pH: 3.68
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l


Tasting Note

Subtle notes of Cloves, cedar wood, blackberries and cigar box makes the nose of this wine very enticing. On the pallet is shows more dark fruit with an firm tannin structure, good acidity with a long dry finish.

Release Date: July 2019


Awards

  • 2010 – 5* John Platter
  • 2011 – 4.5* John Platter
  • 2012 – 4.5* John Platter/WineMag 90pts
  • Six Nations Trophy GOLD
  • 2013 – 4.5* John Platter

Food Match

Lamb, chicken such as coq au vin, dark chocolate


Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg