6 Bottle Offer

Use the following code at checkout and get an extra 5% off all orders of 6 bottles or more


*Excludes mixed cases and special offer items

Cape Heights Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape 2022

Rich and intense with concentrated blackcurrant and bramble fruit flavours. Delicious!

Rich & Savoury
More Information
Producer Boutinot
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape
Wine Type Red Wine
Body / Style Rich & Savoury
Grape Blend 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size (ml) 750
% Abv 13.5
Vintage 2022
Special Features Vegan
Extra Info Succulent, great value
Food Pairing Guide Grilled red meats and roast lamb.
*Please note - the image may not reflect the current vintage

Cape Heights Cabernet Sauvignon is fantastically good value and shows many of the characteristics of this well-respected grape variety. Bursting with bright bramble fruits, smooth and succulent on the palate and and slightly savoury, herby finish. Delicious! The Cape Heights range offers fantastic value for money and this is no exception!

The grapes for this Cabernet Sauvignon are sourced from vineyards that border the warm Swartland/Wellington area and also the Breede Rivier Valley. The vast variety of soils gives the final wine an interesting complexity. As the vines are over 25+ years old, lower yields of 6-8 tonnes/ha help to deliver flavoursome, concentrated fruit and the berries are picked when fully phenologically ripe. The grapes are destemmend and crushed, with a slow start to fermentation at a low temperature 17C then gradually increasing after three days to 22 - 24C for full fermentation. Pump-over takes place twice daily to wet the cap and aerate the fermenting wine. Wine is fermented down to 5 g/litre residual sugar and pressed before being pumped back into stainless steel tanks. This ensures soft tannins and no-over extraction of any harsh tannins. Malo-lactic fermentation follows and the wine is kept on the lees until bottling.
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Cape Heights Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape 2022
Your Rating
Subscribe to the Lekker Wines newsletter
and get 10% off your first order
as well as exclusive discounts and the latest news of new wines and producers. Once you sign-up, you should receive your discount code via email in a matter of minutes. *Excludes mixed cases and special offer items
Sign up for 10% off