Backsberg Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa
A hint of mint in a mingle of green, herby notes along with some ripe berry fruits. Fairly light, but well balanced mouth, with distinct yet juicy tannins. Long, well fruited, dry finish. Enjoy now, yet has the potential to develop over the next 4 to 6 years.
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Klein Babylonstoren (the small tower of Babylon) was purchased by CL Back, an immigrant from Lithuania, in 1916. Over the years the farming activities have shifted from being a mixed farm with fruit, vineyards, grain and livestock to primarily a fruit farm producing over a thousand tons of peaches, to predominantly a wine farm by 1970.
Second generation owner Sydney Back came to the farm in 1936. He took the estate to great heights... View More