2008 Haut Espoir, Cabernet Sauvignon

Cape South Coast,South Africa,

£40.49

Bottle size: 75cl,

    In stock

    “4,666 bottles produced

    The two batches were split up: 65% of grapes were fermented in open fermenters and inoculated with yeast. 35% were fermented in Stainless steel tanks and underwent wild fermentation. Post fermentation maceration lasted a month, before transferring to 75% New French oak barrels. After 7 months of maturation, the two blocks were blended and transferred back to barrel for another 15 months of maturation.”

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    Description

    CELLAR INFORMATION After de-stemming, only 20% of grapes were crushed slightly. The rest were kept whole cluster. All grapes were transferred to open plastic fermenters. Skin contact was done for 3 days, after which some bins were inoculated with yeast and the rest underwent wild fermentation. Malolactic fermentation started spontaneously. Wine was matured for 43 months in French oak barrels.

    Additional information

    Wine Type

    Red

    Country

    South Africa

    Region

    Cape South Coast

    Vintage

    2008

    Brand

    Haut Espoir

    Cultivar

    Cabernet Sauvignon

    Appellation

    Cape South Coast

    Bottle Size

    75cl

    Pack Size

    1x75cl

    Pack Type

    Loose Bottles

    Alcohol Percentage

    14.23

    Duty Status

    Duty Paid

    Availability

    Immediate