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Pulpit Rock Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Riaan van der Spuy
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 15.5 %vol
pH : 3.53
RS : 3.1 g/l
Total Acid : 6.07 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.46 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Accolades

2015 Michelangelo Wine Awards - Double Gold
2015 Veritas Wine Awards - Double Gold
2014 Michelangel Wine Awards - Double Gold 
2014 Veritas Wine Awards - Double Gold
Tasting Notes
Deep red color with very intense violet reflections. Aromas of ripe red fruits, chocolate and some vanilla with an elegant minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C
Blend Information
100%
Food Suggestions
Most enjoyable with spicy pates, roast beef or lamb and matured cheeses.
In The Vineyard
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised
About The Harvest
Manual harvesting of grapes.
In The Cellar
Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25–28 °C) with two daily pump-overs extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 to 16 months in French and American oak barrels.

Other Vintages
Pulpit Rock Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Riaan van der Spuy Cabernet Sauvignon
Pulpit Rock Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Riaan van der Spuy Cabernet Sauvignon
Pulpit Rock Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Riaan van der Spuy Cabernet Sauvignon
Pulpit Rock Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Riaan van der Spuy Cabernet Sauvignon

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