Protea Cabernet Sauvignon

Protea Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

This Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa's Western Cape is bold and complex, with a plush texture and grippy tannins. Its pronounced flavors of blackberry and espresso are layered together with hints of cocoa and spice on the persistent finish.

Style:
Full-Bodied, Rich, Layered
Flavor:
Blackberry, Cocoa, Fruitcake, Spice
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Western Cape
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
Fermented in 10,000L stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine is drained from the skins and the skins are pressed.
Aging
The free run wine and the press wine are matured in 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels and stainless steel tanks for approximately 12 months.