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Stark-Conde Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Stark-Conde Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

Price: $27.00 $22.99
Save $4.01 (15%)
Item No. 101319
  • WE90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

The wine from the 2006 vintage are characterized by their richness and very soft, plush tannins. The merlot was the key in this vintage, because it had a lively acidity that served to hold the cabernet in check and prevent it from being too over-the-top.

Critical Acclaim

"Cigar box and mulberry spice aromas lead the nose of this Cab, with fruity notes of black berry and cassis providing the backdrop. Full and lush in the mouth, the ripe black fruit carries through to the finish alongside accents of roasted coffee gronds."
90 Points

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South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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