Cabernet Sauvignon - Was ist Cabernet Sauvignon?
Cabernet Sauvignon is a French red wine grape variety from the Bordeaux wine region. The grape variety has one more than 400 years of history. Over this long period of time, the Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety has developed into one of the most well-known and popular grape varieties in the world. Today, Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in many wine regions around the world. Also in South Africa many Cabernet Sauvignon wines are produced by different wineries.
Cabernet Sauvignon - the story
The grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon originally comes from Bordeaux in France. Today, the grape variety can be found in almost every growing region in the world. Cabernet Sauvignon is also widely cultivated in the wine country of South Africa. Cabernet Sauvignon is a cross between the red wine grape variety Cabernet Franc and the white wine grape variety Sauvignon Blanc. This makes Cabernet Sauvignon one of the slate ripening grape varieties. The grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon has also established itself in the early years as a very good cuvée grape variety all over the world.
Wine export from South Africa
Within South Africa, the grape has only been allowed to be exported for almost twenty years because of South Africa's former apartheid and domestic policies.
Fortunately, this is no longer the case these days. Cabernet Sauvignon wines from South Africa are now known all over the world for their high quality.
How does Cabernet Sauvignon taste?
The grapes of the Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety contain a comparatively large number of seeds, as well as coloring matter and tannins. Because of this, the finished wine acquires a dark red color. Because of these special properties, Cabernet Sauvignon is also perfect for barrel aging and long-term storage.
In general, Cabernet Sauvignon wines have a strong tannin structure with the typical flavors of blackcurrant (cassis) and dark berries. The grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon is also an ideal accompaniment to food. Dishes with roast beef, lamb and game go particularly well.
In our online shop we offer a very large selection of Sauvignon Blanc wines from various wineries in South Africa.
Cabernet Sauvignon - Online im Shop bestellen
The Cabernet Sauvignon Cellar Selection from the Winery Kleine Zalze or the Cabernet Sauvignon from the Winery Tokara are among the classics from South Africa. Also very special Cabernet Sauvignon wines like that The Chocolate Block from the Winery Boekenhoutskloof delight wine lovers all over the world.
In our online shop you will find a large selection of South African Cabernet Sauvignons from different wineries. The WineStore (www.the-winestore.com) enables the very simple and reliable ordering of Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa.