CURRENT VINTAGE: 2019
Colour: Deep red
Nose: Blackberry and cassis on the nose
Palate: Blackberry flavours with hints of toffee, vanilla and soft tannins.
29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 14% Petit Verdot, 14% Shiraz
IN THE VINEYARD
Rainfall: 850mm per year
Soil: Good water holding capacity, dark clay with loose rocks on the surface
Trellis system: Extended Perold
ABOUT THE HARVEST
When: End of March to the first week in April at 24° – 27° Balling.
IN THE CELLAR
Malolactic fermentation took place in new and second fill American and french medium toast oak barrels and matured for 15 months before bottling.
-Roast Red Meat
Alcohol – 13.97 %vol
pH – 3.52
RS – 5.4 g/l
Total Acid – 5.8 g/l
Appellation – Breedekloof
Type – Red
Style – Dry
Body – Medium
Taste – Fruity
Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen