Backsberg Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paarl, South Africa, 2017

Backsberg Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paarl, South Africa, 2017

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Overview of the Wine
Father and son team Michael and Simon Back operate one of the oldest and most reputed wineries in the Simonsberg area. While the estate's history dates back to 1916 when it became the first winery in South Africa to open a public tasting room, Backsberg has recently become internationally acclaimed for its efforts to make environmentally sustainable wines.

Backsberg is South Africa's first carbon neutral winery and is engaged in a number of projects to reduce its environmental impact. The Tread Lightly range of wines uses innovative PET packaging to reduce packaging weight.

Backsberg's winemaking philosophy is rooted in "the simple pleasures:" drinkable and personable wines for any occasion.

Vineyards bakery Berger found on the slopes of the impressive mountain Simon, between Paarl and Stellenbosch (South Africa). They have a total area of ​​about 110 hectares, with more vineyards in two other areas. The region is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, with sunny summer days and cold winter periods. The plant consists of eroded granite, clay loam. For this winery is the key to producing quality grapes that the word "balance".

Grape / Blend
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Origin
Paarl (Coastal Region), South Africa

Tasting Notes
Spicy aromas of liquorice and vanilla mingle with blackcurrant fruit. Rich and full on the palate with sweet, ripe fruit flavours of plum and blackberry filling the mouth.. Complex and long, with soft oak tannins and a satisfying finish.This Cabernet Sauvignon is long and complex, it has depth and power and will reward further bottle ageing under cellar conditions.

An ideal companion for every meal when a fine red wine is called for.

Product size: 750ml

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