Thelema “The Mint” Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

  • Limited Release
  • Available in RSA only

Concentrated cassis, mocha and dark chocolate flavours spring to the fore, with a distinctive fresh mint character; absolutely perfect with roast lamb! Will reward cellaring.


Character will keep developing for 8 more 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 2009

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