//MM Louw Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

MM Louw Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

R300.00

After 22 months of aging, a barrel selection of Cabernet Sauvignon was made
by the 6th generation winemaker. Enjoy typical blackberries, cedar and cigar box flavours
with hints of spiciness. Blackcurrant follows through onto the palate with firm
ripe tannins and a delicate finish.

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Description

Oenology:
The grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness and fermented in wooden open-fermenters for 5-7 days at 24°C-28°C. Punch-downs every 4 hours, fermented dry on skins. MLF completed spontaneously in tanks before the wine was racked into 225L French Oak Barrels.

Maturation:
22 months oak maturation in first & second fill 225L French oak barrels.

Winemaker’s notes:
After 22 months of ageing, a barrel selection of Cabernet Sauvignon was made by the 6th generation winemaker. Typical blackberries, cedar and cigar box flavours with hints of spiciness. Blackcurrant follows through onto the palate with firm ripe tannins and a delicate finish.

Food suggestions:
Classic “old-world” dishes such as roast lamb with fresh garden vegetables.

Awards:
2016 vintage: Gold – Michelangelo Int’l Awards ’18
2016 vintage: 92 Points – Tim Atkin Report ’19
2015 vintage: 90 Points – Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report ‘18
2015 vintage: Gold – International Wine Challenge ‘18
2015 vintage: 93 Points – Tim Atkin Report ‘17
2015 vintage: Gold – Michelangelo Int’l Awards ‘17

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Additional information

Weight 1.63 kg
Dimensions 7.8 × 7.8 × 32.0 cm
Vintage

2017