Boland Nouveau Rouge 1999

This bright red wine is filled with a youthful freshness. The bouquet compliments the colour with its lively and fruity berry-and-grape character. This is a light red wine to be enjoyed now.

variety : Gamay Noir [ Gamay Noir , Merlot ]
winery : Boland Kelder
winemaker : Johan Joubert
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 2 years

in the cellar : The 1999 Nouveau has been made from specially selected, gamay noir and merlot grapes. The slightly warmer 1998 summer resulted in a quicker ripening period, which has assured a soft, well balanced tannin content.

s. This method creates wine with optimum ripe fuit flavours and a ready to be drink wine.

Only the healthiest grapes were selected, destalked and crushed and fermented in closed cement tanks. No acid has been added, and the wine is pumped over three times a day for the duration of the first 75% of alcohol fermentation. It is fermented until 5 degrees balling on the skins, racked and 20% of the prejuice has been added. After Malo-lactic fermentation of both cultivars, the wine was finally family blended in a 80% Pinotage and 20% Ci

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