Great Heart

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, Great Heart
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sourced from a single vineyard planted in the deep, loam rich soils on the lower slopes of the Helderberg Mountain
  • Hand-harvested grapes were destemmed, sorted and crushed to tank, with minimal SO2
  • The must was initially pigeaged once a day
  • After 4 days, fermentation began with indigenous yeasts and the cap was kept moist with one or two gentle actions per day, depending on extract and tannin development, with temperatures kept under 28ºC
  • Fermentation lasted 7-10 days, with 3-7 weeks of skin contact (depending on tannin development)
  • The wine was then pressed to barrel for malolactic fermentation and aged for 11 Months in 225 & 500L French Oak barrels, 10% New

 

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2020
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Stellenbosch
Appellation:
Stellenbosch
Variety:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-GRE-04-20 12/750ml

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Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
89
Date
2022-06-09