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Strydom Family Wines The Expatriate Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz 2013

The Cabernet is selected barrels from two different vineyards and the Syrah is a special vineyard growing on the slopes of the Helderberg mountain. Both varieties were pumped over and punched down 5 times a day in open top fermenters; with a total time of 15 days’ maceration on skins prior to pressing. Malolactic fermentation was in barrel. The Cabernet Sauvignon was matured in new barrels and the Syrah in a 3rd fill barrel. Blending was in June 2014 and bottling December of the same year.

Winemaker: Rianie Strydom

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 4 000.00
  • Lowest: R 3 200.00
  • Average: R 3 389.00


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 100
  • Cases Auctioned 70


  • Alc: 14.48 vol%
  • RS: 3.30 g/l
  • TA: 5.70 g/l
  • pH: 3.56

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