Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Crafted from a premium selected vineyard parcel in the Valley of Maule. A true expression of cool-climate terroir with a breathtaking intensity and richness. Dark red fruit aromas of Blackcurrant and tobacco. Ripe Tannin structure with a velvety finish.

ANALYSIS
Alcohol 13.8 % vol Sugar 2.68 g/l
TA 6.04 g/l pH 3.52
ACCOLADES
  • Veritas '16: Silver - 2013 vintage
VINEYARDS & VINIFICATION

Soil types: Granite base with small percentage of Clay
Vineyard area: Maule Valley on Mingre Estate
Yield per hectare: 6 t/ha
Trellised: Perold system
Irrigation: Dry Land
Harvest date: 28 March 2013
Degree balling at harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 24.8ºB
Vinification: Cold maceration for 4 days at 8ºC. Aerated pump overs during fermentation. 14 days extended skin maturation. Fermentation with selected yeast strain; 22 months in new French oak
Optimum drinking time: 6 - 8 years after release

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