Circumstance Cabernet Sauvignon, Waterkloof Vineyards
- Stellenbosch, South Africa
- Waterkloof Estate
- Cabernet Sauvignon
100% Cabernet Sauvignon grown on the steep upper slopes high above False Bay. 22 months spent in French oak, 40% in new and 60% in older barrels, creating a deep and powerful wine with pronounced cassis and black fruit, spice and vanilla with a smoky character.
A fine wine with persistence, complexity and great purity - dense black cassis and bramble fruit aromas combined with plums, spice and a creamy oak on the palate. Showing real character and personality, supreme poise and balance, Waterkloof's ability to express their unique terroir improves with each vintage.
Garlic roast lamb, or venison roasted with root vegetables.
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Founded by Paul Boutinot in 2004, Waterkloof is a family-owned farm using organic and biodynamic practices (although not certified). The farm is perched high up on the windswept Schapenberg, overlooking False Bay and The Atlantic Ocean. Living soils, naturally low yields and a long growing season help provide talented Cellarmaster Nadia.