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De Trafford Cabernet Sauvignon, De Trafford Winery, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2018

South Africa


Tasting Notes

Lovely deep red colour with intense savoury aromas of fruitcake and a mix of black and red berries. Some tobacco, smoke, toast and cedar from ageing in french oak. Big, intense palate with surprisingly fine, soft tannins for such an intense young Cabernet Sauvignon. Long finish and loads of potential.

Food Matches

Barbecued beef, Lamb ribs & Ratatouille

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2018

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country South Africa

Grower Name De Trafford Winery

Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon

ABV 14.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan



De Trafford Winery

De Trafford is a small South African family-owned winery located at the top of a dramatic valley above Stellenbosch, 380m up between the Stellenbosch and Helderberg mountains, at the end of the Blaauwklip road, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. It was founded in 1992 by architect David Trafford and his artist wife Rita with the goal of producing high-end wines of… Read More

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a black grape variety which produces red wines of high quality in many wine-producing regions world-wide. Its hallmark characteristics are black fruit flavours, particularly blackcurrant, and often a menthol or eucalyptus secondary note. It is a hardy grape able to grow in both hot and cooler climates alike.Cabernet Sauvignon's traditional home is… Read More

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