Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

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International cult wine of limited availability. Sumptiously delicious modern Cape cabernet. Squid-inky colour, intense perfumed bramble nose, classic blackberry fruit with rich, deep-roasted coffee, chocolate and cedar, velvety mouthfeel and wonderful length. Top of the class. Always highly rated by Parker
 
Grape Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2009
Bottle size
75cl
Region
Stellenbosch
Producer
Thelema Wines
ABV
14.4%
 
Price:€34.90
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About Kinnegar

Kinnegar Wines was born almost by accident and been growing organically since.

In 1998, I was in the midde of a two year diploma course with the London Wine & Spirits Trust when an opportunity came up to visit South Africa's Western Cape. Naturally, I was keen to avail of the opportunity to learn more about viticulture and winemaking in South Africa.

We had an excellent guide who brought us to a number of the Cape's leading estates including Thelema and De Trafford where we had in depth vineyard and cellars tours. At the end of the day, I wanted to take back some of the wonderful wines we had tasted for our own use. It was not possible to take two or three cases of wine with us on our flight and shipping such a small quantity was more than the cost of wines. So I had the mad idea of shipping a pallet! Clearly, I had to start selling these wines and so began Kinnegar Wines. Ashford Castle took many of the wines and continue to list them and newer arrivals ever since.

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