Vergelegen Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Vergelegen Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

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Vergelegen Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 

Region: Stellenbosch, Costal Region, South Africa

Vintage: 2005

Bottle size: 75cl

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 87% Merlot 9% Cabernet Franc 4%

ABV: 13.5%

The wine is complex, showing blackcurrants, spice, ripe plums and attractive wood aromas and flavours. It is full and rich with a long lasting finish

The grapes were selected from Vergelegen’s Rooiland and Stonepine vineyards. These vineyards are all north to northwest facing, with granite, Hutton and Clovelly soils. Vines were planted 4000 to the hectare.

Since 1700, Vergelegen (meaning “situated far away”) has been a historic estate in Somerset West, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Extending over 3000 hectares, from the banks of the Lourens River to the rock faces of the Hottentots Holland Mountains, Vergelegen is one of South’s Africa’s most prominent wineries. This is reflected by the fact its wines have earned more than 200 local and international awards since 1999 including the coveted Château Pichon Longueville.