Region: Helderberg, Stellenbosch
The Helderberg Annandale pocket of wine farms form part of the Golden Triangle, an area well-known for noble grape varietals, especially Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cabernet Sauvignon vines used for this wine are planted on the warmer, lower slopes of the Estate, at 300 – 400malt. A wine of poise, possessed with real elegance and polished tannins.
Maturation: 18 months in French oak barrels, 50 % new
Deep ruby red colour. The nose is fresh, clean and refined showing aromas of deep blackberry, graphite and freshly picked violets.The palate is silky with concentrated flavours of stylish black cherry and plum with nuances of aniseed. The well-integrated tannin structure is complemented by refreshing acidity and a dry, lingering finish.