Saxenburg Cabernet Sauvignon Private Collection 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa

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Winemaker's Notes

This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of three different clones from different vineyard blocks and has created a complex, classic style of Cabernet. This wine is best complimented by robust red meat dishes and will benefit from further cellar maturation.

Learn About Saxenburg

Saxenburg dates back to 1693 when Governor Simon van der Stel granted the land to a free burger, Joachim Sax. In 1705 the farm became the property of Olaff and Albertus Berg, and the name Saxenburg developed from these early pioneers. Saxenburg then had a succession of owners, including Lord Charles Somerset and the De Villiers family.Saxenburg was acquired in 1989 by Adrian Buhrer...

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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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