Oude Nektar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Stark-Condé

Oude Nektar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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A very limited production Cabernet Sauvignon, the Oude Nektar comes from one of Stellenbosch's highest elevation single vineyards. The site's south-westerly aspect is perfect for capturing the afternoon sun and delivers a piercing concentration of archetypal Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics with firm yet elegant tannins to add structure. 97+ from Greg Sherwood MW (Wine Safari)

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Oude Nektar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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Born and raised South African, Hans Schroder went to university in Japan (pretty much unheard of in 1960s South Africa) and met his wife-to-be Midori Maruyama there. Apartheid laws meant that they couldn’t come back to live in South Africa, so they spent 30 years in Tokyo where they had…

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  • Grown on the highest estate vineyard at 550m, one of the highest in the region.
  • Vineyard replanted in 2009 after devastating bush fire in 2008.
  • Only 4,617 bottles produced.
  • Intense aromas of cassis, fresh brewed espresso and earthy cedar with undertones of saline black olive.
  • Bold concentrated blackcurrant and black cherry flavours along with a chocolatey, buttered malt loaf finish
  • Fresh acidity with a firm structure
  • Drink now but will cellar for 15+ years.

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Product Code
14STNK17
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
75cl
Origin
South Africa > Stellenbosch
Producer
Stark-Condé
Vintage
2017
Grape Varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec