Hartenberg Wine Estate

2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz

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2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz
2017 Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz

"Home of the Worlds Best Shiraz"

The most sold wine in the Hartenberg portfolio, now celebrating 26 vintages. At a previous Classic Wine Trophy competition ten Gold medals were awarded by the French judges to the 385 red wines. Most estates entered their flagship wines. Due to Hartenbergs' uncompromising approach to standards they felt comfortable entering the pocket-friendly Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz. The wine won Gold.

Tasting Notes 

Colour

Vibrant red in colour.

Nose

An alluring blend of wild herbs and spices on the nose with hints of freshly picked dark fruits and berries on the palate, ending in a savoury finish. 

Palate 

Ripe, soft tannins balance well with the lingering finish.

 

 

The Estate

On the slopes of Bottelary Hills bordering Stellenbosch, is a family estate where nature provides the perfect backdrop to grow, produce and share award-winning wines. Summer at Hartenberg brings picnics on the lawns followed by buoyant games of boule. Winter invites you to intimate fireside lunches and sumptuous reds, smoky charcuterie and olives, and sensorial cellar tours. Our Wetland Conservation Area, alongside the vineyards, makes for a beautiful setting for walks and shared family fun.

We are passionate about preserving our natural wealth as evidenced by our sustainable farming practices and conservation programs. We are proud members of Biodiversity and Wine (BWI) and Integrated Production of Wine (IPW), and the estate is home to plentiful wildlife and over 120 species of birds – inspiring us to combine the best of nature with fine wine. Our stated intention is for a pristine environment where nature thrives.

Accolades

  • 2016 Vintage   90 points Tim Atkin

  • 2016 Vintage   3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2015 Vintage   4 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2014 Vintage   90 points Tim Atkin; 3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2013 Vintage   3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2012 Vintage   3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2011 Vintage   3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

  • 2010 Vintage   3.5 stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide & 90 Points Robert Parker

Specifications

Year 2017
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 42% Cabernet Sauvignon & 38% Shiraz
Country South Africa
Alcohol content
14% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 10.5 units
Type Red Blend
Cellaring Potential Up to 10 years from vintage
Features Vegetarian & Vegan approved
Allergen Information Contains sulphites
Food Matches
Pizza with all its various toppings (but not too much chilli), all traditionally prepared meat dishes (i.e. stews and grills), grilled or roasted game fish (ideally without a lemon based sauce) or for pudding.  Pears in red wine will find a partner with this versatile wine.
Origin WO Western Cape
Appellation Stellenbosch