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Braai Cabernet Sauvignon 2021, Cape Classics

£13.50 per bottle

About this wine

Braai Cabernet Sauvignon captures the essence of a South African barbecue with this bold Cabernet Sauvignon, which displays aromas and flavours of dark berries, earth and smoke – the ideal complement to a wide range of barbecue friendly flavours.   Production is overseen by celebrated winemaker Bruwer Raats (proprietor and winemaker of Raats Family Wines).

The grapes were harvested by hand in the cool early morning. They were gently de-stemmed and sorted before being crushed and pumped to stainless steel tanks for fermentation. A combination of punch-downs and pump-overs were performed regularly during fermentation to facilitate the extraction of colour, tannins and fruit aromas. Following fermentation, the tanks were drained and the skins gently pressed. Approximately 25% of the wine was aged in a combination of 225 litre and 300 litre French oak barrels for a maturation period of 12 months. The remainder was aged in stainless steel tanks. Approximately 12% of the blend contains Malbec, adding more complexity and enhancing the dark fruit aromas. The Malbec was aged in 4th fill barrels for 12 months with little to no wood extraction.

The earliest archaeological evidence of barbecue (Braai in Afrikaans) is found in South Africa,  On September 24th of each year the country celebrates Heritage Day, which in 2007 was renamed Braai4Heritage as a testament to its cultural importance in South Africa.

Food pairing: Perfect for socializing and the ideal complement to a wide range of BBQ-friendly flavours.

Alcohol: 14% ABV

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Producer
Category South Africa
Region Western Cape
Colour Red
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

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