CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2019 BABYLONSTOREN
AREA OF PRODUCTION:
On the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain between the wine-growing areas of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa.
Klapmuts/Longlands type soils of Malmesbury shale origin.
VINIFICATION AND PRODUCTION SYSTEM:
Grapes were picked from eight different vineyard blocks.
Matured in a combination of 40% new and 60% second-
and third-fill 300 litre oak barrels for 18 months, before
being bottled and matured for three months prior to release.
Size: 750 ml
% Alcohol: 14.5%
Deep, saturated dark ruby colour.
expressive and layered aromas of blackberry, dusty plum and elegant oak spices that waft with scents of black cherry and hints of sage blossoms
Medium to full-bodied, the wine explodes in the mouth with a rich, robust texture and mouthfeel that will please any Californian wine drinker, demonstrating amazing precision with a balanced structure across the mid-palate.
Bleu cheese-crusted steak with balsamic shallots, mushroom and lamb shank pot pie or short rib ragù over pappardelle will do!