Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

$39.99
Item No. 74555
  • red wine
  • WS91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • WS90
  • 2000
  • WS91
  • 1999
  • WS91
  • 1998
  • WS90
  • 1997
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

A deep mulberry color. Excellent backbone and structure, full of concentrated blackcurrant, blackberry and mocha aromas and flavors. Nice spicy/peppery notes and firm ripe tannins lead into an ultra-long, warm finish.

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In 1983, Gyles Webb and his wife's family purchased a run-down fruit farm at the top of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, where they established Thelema Mountain Vineyards. At a time when the South African wine scene was focused on quantity rather than quality, Webb was a trailblazing pioneer on a mission to craft world-class wines. Construction began on the winery in 1987,...

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Learn About South Africa

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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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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