Old Block Cabernet Sauvignon
Current Awards: 2018 vintage : *Top 100 – Double gold
Aroma, flavour profile and finish:
Intense red berry flavours with hints of vanilla and spice complemented by a rich black pepper character on the palate.
Balanced palate with good acidity and soft tannins.
Food pairing :
Karoo lamb kebabs on rosemary sticks.
alc 13.50 %
rs 2.7 g/l
ta 5.5 g/l
Ageing : 3-8 years
Blend : 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Fermented for 14 days at 26⁰C, manual pump over and rag and return method for maximum colour and flavour extraction. Aged for 15 months in 1st and 2nd fill French Oak barrels, 30% new oak.
Harvest : March 2015
Small berries, the result of dry land conditions contribute to a full bodied, extracted palate. Rich, warm aromas indicate the grapes were picked at optimum ripeness.
- Range: Ormonde Chip off the old Block Single Vineyard