Winery Details

About the Winery

CAVALLI WINE & CO
Cavalli Wine Estate is located on the outskirts o f
Stellenbosch, South Africa in an area known as the
Helderberg also known as the Golden T riangle due to
the exceptional quality of wines that are produced in
this region.
With 27ha of vineyards planted in rich
koffieklip soils and cooled by late afternoon breezes
from False Bay our vineyards benefit tremendously
by the unique terroir in which the vines are planted.
The utmost care is taken to ensure that the
vineyards are meticulously farmed f or the
production of only the most premiu m quality fruit.
Cavalli Wine Estate is home to some o f the best
Chenin blanc and Cabernet sauvignon in the region,
both of which have been at the helm o f producing
award winning wines. We also focus on
Chardonnay, Viognier, Verdelho, Malbec,
Petit Verdot and Shiraz.

Cavalli Capriole

About the wine

The nose shows a complexity of roasted almonds, green apple zest and butterscotch. The pallet is fresh and vibrant with ripe fruits, brioche and a well balanced acidity.

2018 WINEMAG – 90 points
2016

2018

92 Points Tim Atkin | Michelangelo Silver Medal

Ranked Top 10 – Prescient Cap Classique Report 2020

FOB

16

Food Pairing

Enjoy with an antipasto platter or a fresh caesar salad, Light summer lunch or can also be enjoyed on its own

Region

Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Segment best suited for

Boutique, HOTELS, Off premise, On premise, restaurants, restuarant, Retail

Tasting Notes

Apple, butterscotch, Citrus, Citrus, Melon , Apple and Nutty

Vintage

2019

White Grapes

Chardonnay

Awards won

2018 WINEMAG – 90 points, Ranked Top 10 – Prescient Cap Classique Report 2020 2016 – 92 Points Tim Atkin

Winemaking process

100% Chardonnay grapes picked early in January. Grapes are whole bunched pressed followed by a slow, cold fermentation for 3 weeks. The wine is bottled soon after harvest to maximize the time on lees after the 2nd fermentation.
Lees ageing lasts between 18 and 24 months

Cellaring

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