Longavi Cabernet Sauvignon

Longavi Cabernet Sauvignon

R 245.00

Crafted from a premium selected vineyard parcel in the Valley of Maule. A true expression of cool-climate terroir with a breathtaking intensity and richness. Deep and intense red, with dark fruit, tobacco and balsamic notes. Great structure with ripe tannins and good acidity that bring freshness and a long finish.

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Granite base with small percentage of Clay Maule Valley on Mingre Estate
8 ton/h
Perold system

Dry Land
24 March 2016
Early morning hand harvested at 23.5oB
Cold maceration for 4 days at 8oC. Aerated pump overs during fermentation. 10 days extended skin maceration. Fermentation with selected yeast strain; 12 months in used French oak
1 - 3 years after release

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Alcohol 13.6 % vol TA 6.11 g/l Sugar 2.67 g/l pH 3.3

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Veritas '17: Gold – 2014 vintage Veritas '16: Silver – 2013 vintage