Metzer Family Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch WO 2020
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Dry
  • Residual Sugar: 2.00 g/l
  • Full Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 14.00% alc./vol

Metzer Family Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch WO 2020

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Regular price $52.00per bottle ($312.00per case)
6 bottles per case
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Lush & Spicy

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Metzer Family Wines was established in 2006. Their aim is to produce wines that are expressive and individual, employing artisanal, non-interventionist principles in the vinification process. The guiding principle driving this process is that the wine-making must always respect the fruit. 
 
The grapes are ethically cultivated, respecting both the environment and human resources. In the cellar, a great emphasis is placed on the minimum handling of fruit, and no mechanical interventions with pumps, filters and reverse osmosis machines are ever used in the process. Fermentation by indigenous yeasts, alive on the grapes and resident in the cellar, lead to long, stable extraction times. Wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered to preserve the "life-forces" from vineyard to bottle.

 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Shiraz. The Cab components hail from three unique vineyard parcels situated in the Steynsrust area of the Helderberg. The blocks are planted on heavily weathered granitic soils and overlook the shores of False Bay. The wine shows classic Cab flavours of ripe plums, herbs and cassis as well as a hint of smoked meat. The wine opens up with darker undertones of cigar-box and spice before a mélange of layered berry fruits. The palate is full bodied, lifted by a fresh acidity and framed by compact yet prominent tannins.

Robust wines like this will do well with grilled meats & firm cheeses.  

Press Reviews

Time Atkin

93 Points

'Not plush like Napa' is how Wade Metzer describes his blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Syrah, made with grapes from the Steynrust area of ocean-influenced Firgrove. Fresh, delicate and ethereal, it would be an easy wine to underestimate, with raspberry and blackcurrant leaf flavours and scented 30% new oak. 2023-30.