• 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Dyson 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

£24.00 (excl VAT) per bottle

Grapes

Blend

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vines

Average age of vines

40 years

Harvest:

Manually harvested, the grapes are sorted on the vine. Additional sorting is done on a sorting table in the cellar where the stems are removed and the grapes are pressed.

Vinification:

Prior to fermentation, the grapes are macerated at a low temperature (5 days) which is followed by controlled maceration and fermentation for approximately 30 days with daily winding and regular punching.

Ageing:

The wine is aged for 16 months in oak barrels, divided evenly between new barrels, barrels that have been used for a single vintage, and barrels that have been used for two vintages. New wood, one year old wood, and two year old wood.

Colour:

Light terracotta colour.

Nose:

Leather, hot chocolate and wild spices.

On The Palate:

Strong dark chocolate, strawberry jam and spices. Strong tannins and ending on a leathery note.


Serving Suggestions:

"To accompany small game birds, creamy cheeses and black forest chocolate cake."
Bastien Collet
Head Sommelier at Chez Bruno, a Michelin 1* restaurant in Lorgues

"Stuffed tomato, moussaka, eggplant confit, rosemary smoked lamb shoulder, duck breast with blackberry coulis, tomatoes Provençal."
Chef Eric Sapet
La Petite Maison de Cucuron, a Michelin 1* restaurant in Cucuron

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