The Hedgehog Cabernet Sauvignon
Full-bodied Red Wine
VARIETY: Cabernet Sauvignon
WINERY: Orange River Cellars
WINEMAKER: Johan Dippenaar
WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape
An aromatic combination of cigar box, spice and mint. The palate is mostly savoury with plenty of smooth tannins.
Pairs well with lamb, beef, smoked meats, firm cheeses like matured cheddar or hard cheeses like Pecorino.
|alc: 13,98 % vol||rs: 5,1 g/l||pH: 3,71|
|type: Red||style: Dry||ta: 5 g/l|
|body: Full||taste:Savoury||pack: Bottle|
|size: 750ml||closure: Screw cap||Lightly wooded|
|Soil Types:||Sandy alluvial soil|
|Yield per hectare:||16 t/ha|
23,7 Degrees balling at harvest.
Cold-soak for maximum colour extraction took place over 48 hours. Fermented between 22 and 24 degrees celsius. Small portion completed malolactic fermentation and ageing in barrels.
Final blend was aged 4 months with staves, 40% French and 60% American Oak.
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge - 85 Gold Medal
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