Backsberg Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

Price: $15.99
Item No. 23365

Winemaker's Notes

A hint of mint in a mingle of green, herby notes along with some ripe berry fruits. Fairly light, but well balanced mouth, with distinct yet juicy tannins. Long, well fruited, dry finish. Enjoy now, yet has the potential to develop over the next 4 to 6 years.

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Klein Babylonstoren (the small tower of Babylon) was purchased by CL Back, an immigrant from Lithuania, in 1916. Over the years the farming activities have shifted from being a mixed farm with fruit, vineyards, grain and livestock to primarily a fruit farm producing over a thousand tons of peaches, to predominantly a wine farm by 1970. Second generation owner Sydney Back came to...

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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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