Alto, Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml 2009

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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R625

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Tasting notes:
'Fresh and juicy promise on the nose leads to cassis, earthy and savoury notes. Herbal lift adds freshness. But pure, lacy, deep and alluring. Beautiful and gravelly to end.' – Roland Peens (tasted December 2018), Wine Cellar, 93.6/100

Viticulture:
This wine is made from grapes of north-facing dryland vines, between 9 and 20 years old, that grow in decomposed granite soils and clay subsoil situated at altitudes of 135m and 475m above sea level respectively. The vines on the higher slopes are fanned by the cooling maritime breezes from nearby False Bay. A five-wire fence was used to trellis the vines, which yielded a low 4 to 5 tons per hectare.

About Alto Estate: Dedicated to vineyard planting and wine production since 1919, Alto has established a time-tested reputation for age-worthy, investable wines. Alto’s ‘65 and ‘70 Cabernets are some of the finest SA reds we have ever tasted. Replanting virus-infected vineyards and a renewed drive on Distell’s behalf to redefine its fine wine portfolio has helped get Alto back into the fine wine market.
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Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
Blend information 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
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