MAN Family Wines / 2016 Ou Kalant Cabernet Sauvignon.

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MAN Family Wines /Ì´Ì_2016 Ou Kalant Cabernet Sauvignon.

COUNTRY/REGION: South Africa/Western Cape.

GRAPES: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

ABV: 13.5%

UNIT: 1 x 75cl Bottle.


VINIFICATION:  From several un-irrigated vineyards in the Agter-Paarl area and the premium Stellenbosch region. Our Malmesbury Shale soils have excellent water retention ability and give concentrated, flavourful grapes, which were hand-harvested at optimum ripeness and given a one day cold maceration. Fermentation took place over 5 days in stainless steel tanks with regular pumpovers. Just before dryness, the wine was pressed and put back into tank for malo-lactic fermentation. 50% of the wine was matured in 300 l American oak barrels (25% new) for 12 months. Fined and filtered before bottling.

TASTING NOTES: A bold and juicy red wine with red-berry fruit aromas and a touch of oak spice. Classic cabernet cassis and red-currant fruit flavours with silky tannins and long finish.

FOOD MATCHING: Goes well with a wide range of foods, particularly red meats and pasta. Serve at a cool room temperature.

DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.

As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.