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Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

£17.95 incl. VAT

7 in stock

Atkin – 92
Platter – ’94 – 4½ stars
The wine is complex, showing blackcurrants, spice, ripe plums and attractive wood aromas and flavours. It is full and rich with soft and voluptuous tannins that bodes well for future ageing.

Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%

VINIFICATION
The Cabernet was fermented in open/closed tanks at a constant
temperature of 25°C and pumped over every 6 hours to maximize
colour and tannin extraction. The wine had 16 months in barrel;
40% new oak from coopers Taransaud, Darnajou & Sylvain. The
wine was bottled on 19th January 2017.

COMPOSITION
Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%
ANALYSIS Alcohol 14.73%
RS 2.31 g/l
TA 5.64 g/l
pH 3.65

MATURATION
Accessible now but will reward careful cellaring over the next 6
to 20 years.

WINEMAKER’S NOTE
A total of 28 288 bottles were produced. 2015 was the 2
nd of a quartet of hot/dry vintages. The 2015 Cabernet is a super wine
that shows the natural refinement and class of Vergelegen
Wines.

Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

£17.95 incl. VAT

7 in stock

Atkin – 92
Platter – ’94 – 4½ stars
The wine is complex, showing blackcurrants, spice, ripe plums and attractive wood aromas and flavours. It is full and rich with soft and voluptuous tannins that bodes well for future ageing.

Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%

VINIFICATION
The Cabernet was fermented in open/closed tanks at a constant
temperature of 25°C and pumped over every 6 hours to maximize
colour and tannin extraction. The wine had 16 months in barrel;
40% new oak from coopers Taransaud, Darnajou & Sylvain. The
wine was bottled on 19th January 2017.

COMPOSITION
Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%
ANALYSIS Alcohol 14.73%
RS 2.31 g/l
TA 5.64 g/l
pH 3.65

MATURATION
Accessible now but will reward careful cellaring over the next 6
to 20 years.

WINEMAKER’S NOTE
A total of 28 288 bottles were produced. 2015 was the 2
nd of a quartet of hot/dry vintages. The 2015 Cabernet is a super wine
that shows the natural refinement and class of Vergelegen
Wines.

Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

£17.95 incl. VAT

7 in stock

Atkin – 92
Platter – ’94 – 4½ stars
The wine is complex, showing blackcurrants, spice, ripe plums and attractive wood aromas and flavours. It is full and rich with soft and voluptuous tannins that bodes well for future ageing.

Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%

VINIFICATION
The Cabernet was fermented in open/closed tanks at a constant
temperature of 25°C and pumped over every 6 hours to maximize
colour and tannin extraction. The wine had 16 months in barrel;
40% new oak from coopers Taransaud, Darnajou & Sylvain. The
wine was bottled on 19th January 2017.

COMPOSITION
Cabernet Sauvignon 86%
Merlot 13%
Cabernet Franc 1%
ANALYSIS Alcohol 14.73%
RS 2.31 g/l
TA 5.64 g/l
pH 3.65

MATURATION
Accessible now but will reward careful cellaring over the next 6
to 20 years.

WINEMAKER’S NOTE
A total of 28 288 bottles were produced. 2015 was the 2
nd of a quartet of hot/dry vintages. The 2015 Cabernet is a super wine
that shows the natural refinement and class of Vergelegen
Wines.

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