Kanonkop, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Magnum
A magnum of the exquisite Kanonkop Cabernet Sauvignon.
A dense and full-bodied wine showing notes of supple blackcurrant, black plum, cedar wood and spice.
On the palate, additional characteristics of pencil shavings, tea leaf and molasses, balanced with a good acidity, integrated, ripe tannins and a lingering finish.
A wine made to last, Kanonkop’s Cabernet Sauvignon will benefit from further bottle maturation of up to 20 years from the vintage date.
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2014 experienced a cold and wet winter with some warmer days during the harvest.
Fermentation took place in open fermenters at 29°C, with 5 days on skins and the cap punched down manually every 2 hours. Post fermentation, the wine spent 24 months in 50% new and 50% second-fill French Nevers barrels.
In its youth a great accompaniment to red meat or spicy Asian style dishes whereas once matured more suited to partner with lamb or mutton.