CURRENT VINTAGE: 2020
Colour: Bright to garnet red colour
Nose: Robust red berry with mild chocolate nuances on the nose
Palate: Red berry and fruity flavours with soft tannins
Medium ageing potential (5 years).
IN THE VINEYARD
Rainfall: 850mm Average per year
Soil: Well-drained sandy soil
Trellis system: Extended Perold
ABOUT THE HARVEST
The grapes were harvested first week of march at 24° – 26° Balling.
IN THE CELLAR
Cold soaked for 48h prior to fermentation for effective colour extraction.
Fermentation period 7 days at 24° – 27° C.
-Filet Mignon / Grilled Beef Dishes
-Red Fruit / Berry Sauces
-Mushroom, Lamb, Pork
Alcohol – 14.17 %vol
pH – 3.49
RS – 4.7 g/l
Total Acid – 5.8 g/l
Wine of Origin- Breedekloof
Type – Red
Style – Dry
Body – Medium
Taste – Fragrant
Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen