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Country of Origin & Region

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South Africa, Stellenbosch

La Motte

La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 90 pts James Suckling

Food Accompaniments

Beef, lamb, venison, mushroom stroganoff


Awards, Reviews and other Notes

90 pts James Suckling June 2018
Blackcurrants, eucalyptus, thyme and pine needles. Medium to full body, grippy tannins and a medium-chewy finish. Drink now



Winemaker Notes

Grapes from three areas were combined, to create a complex wine. Bot River yields good tannin structure and colour, Franschhoek yields pure berry fruit, and grapes from Stellenbosch yield volume and light mint spice. Cinsaut lowers the alcohol content and enhances fruit and elegance.
An elegant, typically South African style Cabernet Sauvignon, made to reflect varietal characteristics. The dark red colour and big extract reveal a great year for reds. Intense varietal nose with blackcurrant, violets, mint and slight plum. Heavy body, but rounded tannins and fleshy consistency.



Chemical Analysis

Price

SKU

Varietal

13.5% alcohol by volume

$18.99

14524

Cabernet Sauvignon


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