A big, rich and bold Cab Sav from this acclaimed estate A bold, full-bodied and rich South African Cabernet Sauvignon from the highly regarded Boekenhoutskloof estate. Winemaker, Marc Kent, sets out here to make a textbook left bank claret style wine which nevertheless retains the essence of its South African origins. Undergoing malolactic fermentation and maturation in 225 litre French oak barriques for an extended period, the result is a wine where black fruit and cassis dominate along with complex and expressive aromas of cedar, cigar box and hints of eucalyptus. It also has a waxy earthiness, tight minerality and big flavours of ripe dark fruits held together with. firm tannins. The finish is impressively lengthy with hints of liquorice and exotic spices. Refined and concentrated it's drinking well now and will also improve further in bottle through the mid-late 2020s.