Purple Heron Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Product code: 13SAAM13B2013

This red wine is packed with flavours of plums and chocolate, with hints of vanilla. The texture is rich and smooth, and the ripe tannins give this wine a long finish.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Paarl
  • Vintage:2013
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

You enjoy a broad range of wines that are rounded and rich with bright fruity flavours.

Production information

Producer: Purple Heron

This wine is named after the vibrant Purple Heron, which is a frequent visitor to Paarl, favouring the region’s unique biodiversity as a breeding ground. These single varietal Paarl wines, made by SAAM, make a great addition to any wine list.

Production note

The skins and juice undergo alcoholic fermentation together, and are mixed 4 times per day to ensure that maximum colour and flavour is extracted. Malolactic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with different amounts of French oak staves inside. The wine is then aged for another 6 months on the staves until the right fruit oak balance is achieved.

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