Red Blend 2014

Red Blend 2014

Blend:

57% Shiraz, 14% Pinotage, 13% Mourvedre, 8% Grenache, 8% Tempranillo

Tasting Notes

Dry land farming and a natural approach to viticulture brings forth aromas of dark berries and mineral overtones. Warm mouth feel and silky finish on ripe tannins.

Food suggestions

Moroccan Lamb, sweet potato & coriander with spicy cumin jus, Norwegian Salmon carpaccio with sushi rice ball & pickled ginger & sesame seeds, Ostrich & game dishes

Vineyard:                    27 Hectares

Viticulture:                  Dry land and Organic (certified 2012)

Production:                 20 tons used for Nativo (1,600 cases)

Yields:                         6 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
14.1% 2.7 g/l 5.6 g/l 3.58

 

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Price: R 125.00

Ingredients

  • Grenache 8%
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  • Pinotage 14%
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  • Shiraz 57%
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  • Tempranillo 8%
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