Obikwa Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Wine Review

Obikwa Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Western Cape, South Africa
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Product #: 662323
BC Product #: 154906

Price: $8.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2010-2013
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Obikwa
Agent: Mark Anthony Brands
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Natalie's Score: 87/100

A pleasant, full-bodied red with an amazing price. It's smooth with toasty oak and some tasty blackberry aromas.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: poultry, veal and red meat dishes.

This was reviewed January 3, 2012 by

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Grapes were sourced from a selection of the Cape’s top vineyards in Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and Robertson, harvested at optimal ripeness to achieve the fruit-driven character of the eventual wine.

Grapes were harvested by hand in February and March at between 23° and 25° Balling and each vineyard block was separately vinified. The grapes were fermented at low temperatures (between 20° and 25°C) to retain fruit flavours. In addition, three days’ maceration helped to preserve flavour while giving intensity of colour to the wine. The skins were then removed, pressed and malo-lactic fermentation completed.

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