Thelema “The Mint” Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

  • Available in RSA only

Toasty oak character with a slightly leathery, mocha, chocolatey character.


This wine is delicious now, but can keep for another couple of years.

Food Pairing

Roast lamb!

Winemaker's Comments


The most likely source of the “mint” character could be attributed to the airborne transfer from the Eucalyptus trees, which border this specific Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard, to the grape berries. It is believed that the berries outer wax layer could adsorb Eucalyptol, a compound responsible for the aroma, released into the air by the trees. It subsequently becomes dissolved during the fermentation process, which takes place on the skins, inevitably giving the wine a “minty” character unique to this vineyard.

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Thelema “The Mint” Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

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