De Trafford Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Product code: 13DET10B2009

This wine is rich and intense with aromas and flavours of red berries, nutty fruitcake and tobacco.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Stellenbosch
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:15%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 10

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Product guide note

Cabernet Sauvignon is known as the “King of Grape Varieties” because it is capable of making such consistently good wine. This one is full-bodied with concentrated blackberry and cassis flavours and a hint of cedar, which comes as a result of the wine being aged in wood.

Food match

Steaks, Barbecued meats, Meaty pasta dishes

Production information

Producer: De Trafford

David Trafford is one of South Africa’s most individual winemakers. David is completely self-taught, save for a few months working a vintage in St Emilion. By trade he is an architect but in 1983 he decided to plant a small vineyard for fun. In 1991 David turned his part-time hobby into a full-time career. Twenty years on, he is one of South Africa’s most decorated winemakers.

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Production note

The grapes are de-stemmed and crushed by hand directly into open-top fermentation tanks. The fermentation occurs spontaneously with natural yeasts at temperatures around 30°C. The cap of grape skins is punched down 2-4 times a day for 12 to 14 days. The wine is then drained directly to barrels and pressed. All wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in the barrel ( 40% new French oak). Wine ages in 22 months in barrel before bottling.

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