Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Grapes are all hand-picked. Cold maceration of Cabernet sauvignon grapes for four days at 8°C. Aerated pump overs twice a day during fermentation. Ten days of extended skin maceration. A total of 12 months of barrel maturation in 300L French oak barrels. 25% 1st fill, 25% 2nd Fill, 25% 3rd fill and 25% 4th fill barrels used. Cold maceration for 4 days at 8°C. Aerated pump overs during fermentation. 10 days extended skin maceration

ANALYSIS
Alcohol 13.6 % vol Sugar 3 g/l
TA 5.9 g/l pH 3.45
ACCOLADES
  • Veritas '17 : Gold - 2014 vintage
  • Veritas '16 : Silver - 2013 vintage
VINEYARDS & VINIFICATION

Soil types: Aluvial soil, with high percent of gravels.
Planted: Maule Valley on Mingre Estate
Yield per hectare: 8 ton/h
Trellised: Perold system
Irrigation: Dry Land
Harvest date: 15 March 2017

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