Ormonde Cabernet Sauvignon
*Michelangelo wine awards 2019- Gold
*Tim Atkin 2019-90 score
*Platter guide – 4 stars
Aroma, flavour profile and finish:
Black pepper, toasty oak, vanilla and flamed cherry aromas complemented on the palate with dark fruit and spice.
Food pairing :
Flamed Rump steak with crushed pepper crust and rustic parmesan potato wedges.
rs 3,4 g/l
Ageing : 5-15 years
Blend : 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Fermented in open top barrels. Punch down occurring four times daily to soak the fermentation cap. After fermentation a 10 day maturation on the grape skin for maximum colour, flavour and tannin extraction. Aged in French oak, medium toast for 16 months. 80% New oak.
Date of harvest: March 2015
Hand-picked from dry land vineyard.
North/South facing rows and extensive leaf removal from time of flowering ensures the optimal amount of sunlight reaches the bunches.
- Range: Ormonde Barrel Selection