Devonair Dry Red 1998

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.69
RS - 2.0 g/l
Total Acid - 5.0 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry


Tasting Notes

This is medium ruby red coloured wine. The aromas are strong with raspberry and blue berry fruitiness on the palate. This lightly wooded blend is smooth and down-to-earth but there’s enough body for the wine to be enjoyed on its own, or with casual food.

Ageing Potential

3 – 7 years

Blend Information

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsaut, Merlot, Chenin Blanc

Food Suggestions

Slightly chilled in summer or with poolside fare such as a cold meat and salad buffet.

In The Vineyard

Soil: Estcourt type
Yield: 8 ton per HA

In The Cellar

The cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT112 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks.


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Devonair Dry Red 1998 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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