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David Finlayson GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

David Finlayson GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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David Finlayson GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Made to exude absolute purity of varietal character and as such display true Cabernet Sauvignon cassis and blackcurrent flavours. The wine has a fresh, minty herbaceousness backed by mocca vanilla oak.
Top 100 & Double Platinum award winner
Technical Analysis
alc 15.44
rs 3.0
pH 3.54
ta 6.0
Wine Information
Accolades

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
-2022 Lufthansa First Class listing

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
-92 points:  Neal Martin August 29, 2018 - Vinous

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
-93 points:  eRobert Parker
-90 points:  Tim Atkin SA report

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
-93 points:  Tim Atkin SA report
-91+ points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
-Platter Guide 2015:  4½ Star Platter
-89 points:  eRobert Parker
-90 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar
-Grand Gold:  SAWi 2015

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
-92+ points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
-Platter Guide 2013:  4½ Star Platter
-90+ points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
-Platter Guide 2012:  4½ Star Platter
-Commended at International Wine Challenge 2011
-93 points:  Wine Enthusiast Magazine & Top 100 Cellar Selection

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
-Platter Guide 2010:  4½ Star Platter

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
-Platter Guide 2009:  4½ Star Platter
-91 points:  Wine Spectator

GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
-Platter Guide 2009:  5 Star Platter

Brand Group David Finlayson
Other
Winemaker David Finlayson
Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
BlendPercent 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
FoodSuggest
Ageing Firm structured tannins and a long finish on the palate show great ageing potential.
Cellar Fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks. Maturation in new 300l French oak barrels for 18 months. 100% New French Oak – Nevers, Allier;  Medium Toasted.
Harvest

All grapes were hand picked. Harvest Date: Late March 2016

Vineyard

Soil Type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

Style
body Huge
style Dry
taste Herbaceous
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: David Finlayson
R425.00
R500.00
R425.00 per bottle
1 or more R425.00
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