Fleur du Cap Cabernet Sauivignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

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Item No. 44933
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The wine has a complex nose full of red fruit, blackcurrent, tobacco, dark chocolate and a touch of green pepper aromas. On the palate it is beautifully balanced with red fruit and plum flavours followed by a wood sensation. The medium to full mouthfeel is rounded by soft matured tannin with a chocolate silkyness and a solid long finish. It is a well matured wine that could be enjoyed now but it will mature will for the next 3 to 7 years.

Learn About Fleur du Cap

One of South Africa's premier and best-known labels, Fleur du Cap, is a member of the Distell group.  The Fleur du Cap wines are made from grapes meticulously selected from superior vineyard blocks in the Cape Coastal region and are made in a contemporary style which captures and reflects the highly sought-after qualities of varietal character and terroir.   Leading the way, this...

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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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