Cabernet Sauvignon Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Picked at Optimal Ripeness

Cabernet Sauvignon is a chance blend of two grapes. A firm offspring of the seamless marriage of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabinet Franc. Originally blended in the French region of Bordeaux back in the 17th century. At Alvi’s Drift Wine Estate this transformed grape is handpicked for optimal ripeness and fermented in their skin on French Oak chips. After careful fermentation, the wine is left to mature for eight months. Before being bottled as the renowned Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Cabernet Sauvignon Grape is Delightfully Dark Red and Delicious

With its mature dark red colour the Alvi’s Drift Cabernet Sauvignon is an excellent wine. Celebrated at culinary tables accompanying a mint infused roast lamb, a delicious Tagliatelle or a sizzling sirloin.  Globally, Cabernet Sauvignon is produced in Napa Valley, California, Maipo Valley, Chile and Margaret River in Western Australia amongst other regions. This makes Cabernet Sauvignon a suitably  international accompaniment to all the best dinner tables whether it’s in San Francisco, Santiago or Sydney.


ADS Cabernet Sauvignon: Award Winning Red

Back in the Breede Valley region of the Western Cape, nestled between Tulbagh and Robertson, Worcester’s Alvi’s Drift produces a Cabernet Sauvignon from suckered vineyards. A best value award winning red wine of the signature range sure to satisfy the most intelligent palate and sophisticated gourmet tastes. This Cabernet Sauvignon is to be savoured at the best restaurants from Constantia to Hyde Park. It can hold its own against countless international competitors.

Over centuries, Cabernet Sauvignon has crossed oceans in more ways  than one from timeless European vintners in France, Italy and Spain to adventurous destinations in the New World. The hybrid and fortified grape which produces Cabernet Sauvignon was once criticized as the colonizer of vineyards. But at Alvi’s Drift this red wine has a distinctly South African bouquet. A truly cultivated and unique signature range wine. Making its Cabernet Sauvignon the celebration of well balanced red wine.


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