Vineyard Selection Caapmans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were sourced from a north-east facing, low-yielding vineyard (6 to 9 tons per hectare), established in 1990 and planted in deep, dark red soils at around 250 metres above sea-level. The grapes were hand harvested in March at 25° to 26° Balling. The Merlot grapes were hand-harvested in March at 25.5° Balling from a north-east facing vineyard on the valley floor, located about 200 metres above sea level and planted in deep red soils. The vineyards, established in 1991, produced no more than 9 tons per ha.
Serve with roast leg of lamb with rosemary and garlic, rib eye steak with a red wine sauce or enjoy with Gruyère and Old Amsterdam cheeses.