Red 2017

Red 2017

Certified organic by LACON

 

Tasting Notes

A natural approach to viticulture and red soils bring forth aromas of bright red berries, with a subtle and fresh acidity complemented by mineral overtones. A warm mouth feel and a gentle finish on soft tannins.

 

Food suggestions

Red Thai curry with coconut milk, ginger, fresh chilli and coriander.

Slow cooked Karoo-lamb shank. Ostrich & game dishes.

 

Vineyard: 27 Hectares

Viticulture: Dry land and Organic (certified 2012)

Production: 10 tons used for Nativo (6000 bottles)

Yields: 4 tons per Hectare

Soils: Glenrosa and Oakleaf

Trellis: Perold 5 wires

 

Vinification:

Managed by individual vineyard blocks, grapes are hand-picked according to cultivar’s phenolic ripeness.

Natural fermentation (native yeasts) with frequent punch down in accordance with SIP guidelines.

Malolactic fermentation in wood, 8 months maturation of individual varietals in 225lts barriques and 600 lts barrels another 4 months after blending.

Wine Analysis

Alcohol RS TA pH
14.8% 2.3 g/l 6.8 g/l 3.42

Price: R 175.00

Ingredients

  • Grenache 21%
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  • Mourvedre 14%
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  • Pinotage 27%
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  • Shiraz 34%
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  • Tempranillo 4%
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