Powerful and elegant wine from Stellenbosch

Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
  • ZEV-062016
  • Delicious fruit with smoky tones and chocolate
  • Complex and long-lasting with a good tannin structure
  • Awarded with 4 John Platter Stars by critics
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The Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon impresses with its classic elegance and power. In the bouquet,...
The Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon impresses with its classic elegance and power. In the bouquet, intense aromas of blackberries and black currants unfold, accompanied by a hint of blueberries. On the palate, plum and blackberry notes are particularly present, coupled with smoky notes and well-integrated oak notes and tannins, which give the long-lasting red wine its complexity. Additionally, a hint of dark chocolate perfectly rounds off the complex aromatic play of the Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon. The full-bodied and rich red wine has matured for 18 months in French oak and is an excellent accompaniment to dishes with dark meat, but also spicy dishes are a good choice for the Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon.

Awards

Jg. 2016
4 John Platter Stars
Jg. 2015
IWSC Silver Outstanding
Jg. 2014
4 John Platter Stars, Old Mutual Trophy Bronze
Jg. 2013
IWSC Silver Outstanding, TOP 100 SA Wines, Veritas Bronze, Tim Atkin 89 Points

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Name:
Zevenwacht Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Article-No.:
ZEV-062016
Grape Varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage:
2016
Winery:
Zevenwacht
Importer/ Distributor:
CAPREO GmbH- Gildeweg 10- 46562 Voerde- Germany
Food Business Operator:
CAPREO GmbH, Gildeweg 10, 46562 Voerde, Germany
Producer:
Zevenwacht, Langverwacht Rd, 7579 Kulis River, South Africa
Bottle Cap:
Cork
Price:
14.95 € / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
14,5 % Vol.
Acidity:
5,4 g/l
Residual Sugar:
2,5 g/l
Serve at:
14-18 °C
Best before:
2022
In the Cellar:
The wine matured in French oak for 18 months.
Appellation:
Stellenbosch
Allergen:
Sulphite

Zevenwacht – family-run Winery

The South-African winery Zevenwacht is run by the family Johnson. Harold and Denise Johnson have bought the farm in 1992 and since then, with great personal commitment, pursue the aim to develop the full potential of this great estate. Together with the winemaker Jacques Viljoen, they have established a simple but effective philosophy: the true quality of a wine starts at the wine slope. This is why the wine farmers of Zevenwacht exclusively plant the best noble grapes and work the land with gentle cultivation methods in order to get the best out of the vines and the grapes growing on them. As a member of the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI in short), they have also committed to only use natural methods for protecting the vines against diseases and pests. Due to this sustainable cultivation, the Zevenwacht wines perfectly mirror their terroir and feature an unaltered, authentic taste.

Zevenwacht unites Tradition and Modernity

The premium wines of Zevenwacht unite the estate’s long tradition and the modern taste of many gourmets. Authentic aromas and still typical South African character define the products. The family Johnson always succeeds in seamlessly continuing the previously awarded performances with each new vintage. Countless wins and awards at national as well as international competitions give testament to the high standard that Zevenwacht has for itself and its wines.

The Zevenwacht Winery

If you travel along the famous Stellenbosch wine route, you should definitely pay a visit to the winery. The overwhelming panoramic view of the Table Bay and False Bay as well as the Table Mountain alone is worth a visit. The actual Zevenwacht winery covers more than 450 hectares, of which a little less than half is cultivated with noble vines and finest clones. The fantastic cuisine of the restaurant on the estate excites with menus that feature contemporary finesse as well as the typical South African charm.