Kyburg Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 & 2010

A deep dark red classic Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe fruit, notes of cassis and delicate mint and eucalyptus characters adding complexity. Firm tannin structure bringing forward length and depth in this wine.

Best Competition Rating: Buy, Drink and Enjoy Yourself!

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

2009
Method: Hand picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: mid to end March

2010
Method: Hand picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

2009
12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: July 2010
Release: end 2013
Production: 9’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

2010
12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 9’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

2009
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.6
Total acidity: 5.4 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.4 g/l

2010
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.7
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual sugar: 1.8 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

2009
Method: Hand picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: mid to end March

2010
Method: Hand picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: March

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank

2009
12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: July 2010
Release: end 2013
Production: 9’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

2010
12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2011
Release: Cape Wine 2015
Production: 9’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

2009
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.6
Total acidity: 5.4 g/l
Residual sugar: 2.4 g/l

2010
Alcohol: 14.0%
PH: 3.7
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual sugar: 1.8 g/l

Kyburg Wines Awards(Kyburg does generally not participate in wine competitions)
2008 Merlot: Mondial du Merlot (Switzerland): 84/100 points
2008 Shiraz: 86/100 points from Weinwelt (Germany)
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Santam Classic Wine Trophy;
Silver Award – Best 6-20 out of 235 red wine entries
2007 Shiraz: SA Terroir Award –
Top Shiraz of Stellenbosch Wine Region

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