KWV Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

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Item No. 9402
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Winemaker's Notes

A modern styled Cabernet with intense yet supple fruit flavours: mainly black currants with an underlay of vegetal tealeaves complemented by the elegant wood toast, which echoes vanilla and tobacco. Endowed with power and future strength Char-grilled steak, lamb and veal chops, coq au vin, and mild cheese

Learn About KWV

The former KWV Co-operative was formed on 8 January 1918 by the South African wine farmers, to act as a spokesperson, adviser, production and marketing innovator of the South African wine industry in general, and for its farmer members, in particular. Today, its 4 500 farmer members are the shareholders of the KWV Group. With its conversion to a group of companies in 1997, the...

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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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