Klein Constania

Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Grown on our warmer North-facing slopes 70 -100 metres above sea level.

Sixty percent is made up of newer clones which has given the wine a minty character. The balance is a selection of older clones.

Tasting Notes

Deep plum, mahogany rim. Chocolate and coffee nose with complex ripe berries. Ripe concentrated palate of blackcurrant and cinnamon mingled with mint, oak and cedar for a long, spicy flavour- filled finish.

Maturation

Drink now, or keep for up to eight years

Barrel Aging

Matured in French oak for 2 years

Wine Details

Vintage: 1997

Alcohol: 13.5 % vol

Residual Sugar: 1.5 g/l

pH: 3.5

Total Acid: 6.3 g/l

Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Honours

SA Wine Magazine **** 2002: Chosen for British Airways Cabin Class