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CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium to full bodied red wine

A very popular dry red wine cultivar worldwide


Alvis Drift Winery

The Wine Lover’s Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of South Africa’s favourite red cultivars, and once you’ve had a sip of this dry red wine, you’ll understand why. With aromas of blackcurrant, dark cherry, spice and hints of cedar, this medium to full bodied red wine is known for its deep crimson hue, robust character and intense flavours.

Cabernet Sauvignon: From Bordeaux to SA’s Breede River Valley

A chance crossing between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc grapevines in 17th century Bordeaux birthed the Cabernet Sauvignon grape varietal. The rest, as they say, is history!

Today, this delectable dry red enjoys iconic status among red wine enthusiasts around the globe. Our Alvi’s Drift Signature Cabernet Sauvignon red wine is no exception. It offers wine enthusiasts not just outstanding quality but also excellent value.

With its dark ruby centre and magenta rim, our Alvi’s Drift Signature Cabernet Sauvignon is bursting with fruit. Boasting notes of ripe blackberry, cassis, spice and just a hint of mint, this succulent red’s velvety tannins are well-balanced with its delectable flavours. Delicious to drink right away, our Signature Cabernet Sauvignon also has a maturation potential of at least three years.

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A Sought-After Red Wine Enjoyed Around the Globe

Increasingly, South African Cabernet Sauvignon is making an international name for itself. Our much-awarded Alvi’s Drift Signature Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception, and much of its magic lies in how this superb dry red wine is produced at our third-generation Breede River Valley winery.

It all starts with high-quality grapes grown in the fertile soils of our family-owned wine farm. Situated in the cool-climate wine ward of Scherpenheuvel, our Alvi’s Drift vineyards are sustainably fertilised with natural compost produced on our farm. 

When harvest time comes, grapes are selectively hand-picked in the cool morning hours. This ensures that only the healthiest, perfectly ripe grapes are used to create our internationally acclaimed, award-winning Alvi’s Drift Cabernet Sauvignon red wine.

Once delivered to our cellar, hand-harvested Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are crushed, then transferred to fermentation tanks to ferment for around seven days. To enhance the wine’s colour and flavour, juice is drawn off on the skins, after which the Cabernet Sauvignon wine is selectively matured in French oak for up to eight months before it is bottled.

Experience Alvi’s Drift’s Award-Winning Cabernet Sauvignon Today

Cabernet Sauvignon red wine is a delicious red wine to enjoy by itself, but it is also perfect for food pairing.

Cabernet Sauvignon will complement a wide array of dishes, including spicy lamb chops, hearty oxtail stew and even freshly grilled tuna steak.

Visit our online shop today to sample our award-winning Alvi’s Drift Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, and get it delivered to your door.

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WINE TASTING

Alvi’s Drift is a working farm and not generally open to the public for wine tastings.

However, we can sometimes accommodate special wine-tasting requests. Whether you wish to visit us for a private wine tasting, or want us to be part of your special event, please tell us more and let’s see what we can arrange.