Robertson Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016
Reviews of purchase Robertson Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016
The wine is dark red in color.
Wine with a smooth texture and soft tannins has a rounded, rich fruit flavors with hints of black currant and plum.
Pleasant bouquet of wine has a wide range of aromas of dark berries and fruits.
This wine is in perfect harmony with venison, lamb, braised meat. It is fed to the steak, roast beef, grilled red meat and meat cooked on the grill.
For the manufacture of dry red wine Robertson Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are brought from vineyards located in the valley of Robertson. The vines grow on deep alluvial soils with a high content of limestone. Favorable microclimate of the region promotes optimal ripening Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes are usually harvested in the early morning hours during the last decade of February to mid-March, the yield is about 10 tonnes per hectare. Vinification carried out for 4 days at 28 ° C. For a more complex flavor and aroma of the drink aged on its lees in French oak barrels for 4 months.
Robertson Valley and the eponymous town, founded in 1852, located in the province of Western Cape in South Africa. They are named after the Scottish Minister Dr. William Robertson, who arrived in South Africa in 1822, made great efforts to develop the region and improve the lives of local people.
Robertson Winery Company appeared in 1941 through the merger of 26 scattered farms engaged in viticulture in the valley Robertson. The initiators of this alliance - Giepie Rossouw and Alwyn Bruwer Place the first cooperative winery in the building of an abandoned mission church built by the efforts of the community in the late 19th century. This explains the fact that the first wine released Robertson Winery, called "Chapel" (chapel). This brand quickly gained recognition in the country and abroad. Although the age of the company more than 70 years and the company is a long time in new areas, the base line of wines still bears the name "Chapel".
The composition of Robertson Winery today includes 36 farms cultivating 2,400 hectares of vineyards. All farmers have the support of specialists in the cultivation of grapes with excellent varietal characteristics. Cellar master Bowen Botha believes that since wine is a natural process, the particular style of wine is determined by the choice of the vineyard and its soil and climate characteristics. Therefore, in the manufacture of wine berries are minimally processed and soft pressing, which allows saturate drink natural fruit flavors. A great team of oenologists only guides the process of transformation of grapes into wine of exceptional quality, which have a strong personality.
Today, Robertson Winery is among the three most advanced and largest wineries Republic of South Africa, and its products have long won recognition on the international wine market.