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Harvest commenced on the 06th March at 5am. Temperature 9 °C
Removed  2% rot on sorting tables.
Berry size excellent with intense fig flavours.
Destemming and crushed into Pneumatic press.
After a two day cold settling period the clean juice was racked and fermentation initiated.
Fermentation lasted 20 days at an average temperature between 10 °C  until “dry”
Post fermentation included “stirring” of lees for a period of 2 months.
7% Barrel fermented Semillon was blended before bottling to add complexity and mouthfeel.
Bottling took place on the 23rd October 2015.

 

Analysis

Alc: 14,30%
V.A: 46  g/l
R.S: 2.47  g/l
Extract: 21.09  g/l
pH: 3.26
Acid: 6.66  g/l

 

Description

Bright colour, with a hint of green, The wine has a nose of guava and fig with intense tropical notes. A mouth filling entry with an abundance of ripe fruit. The addition of a splash of Semillon adds to the complexity and  length of the palate. The brisk underlying lemon drop flavours  give this wine a mouth-watering finish.

Best enjoyed with cream or butter based dishes such as Mouille Mariniere, lemon-butter basted crayfish or Prawn and Mango Salad.

R96.00 per bottle

Minimum order of 2 x cases (12 bottles Total).

 

 

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