BADSBERG GENERAL SMUTS RUBY CABERNET – LIMITED RELEASE

CURRENT VINTAGE: 2020

 
TASTING NOTES
This General Smuts Trophy award-winning Ruby Cabernet was crowned as the best wine at the 2020 SA Young Wine Show. A luscious red wine, with juicy soft berry components and rich aromas on the nose. Matured for six months in French oak barrels. This intense wine captivates your attention with its well-integrated tannins.

A wine with excellent ageing potential but can also be enjoyed while young.

BLEND INFORMATION
100% Ruby Cabernet

IN THE CELLAR
Matured for 6 months in French oak barrels.

IN THE VINEYARD
Special Selected Vineyard
Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 850mm Average per year
Soil: Rock, hill
Trellis system: Extended Perold
Irrigation: Micro

ABOUT HARVEST
Mid- February at 26º Balling.

FOOD SUGGESTIONS
-A variety of red meat dishes

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Alcohol – 14.5 %vol
pH – 3.56
RS – 5.3 g/l
Total Acid – 5.7 g/l

CHARACTERISTICS
Type – Red
Style – Dry
Body – Medium
Taste – Fragrant

PRODUCTION TEAM
Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen, Stian Victor