Jordan Chameleon Red 2004

Rich, plummy Merlot complements the minty, blackcurrant flavours of Cabernet Sauvignon together with dark berry fruit from the Shiraz.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 17% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Gary & Kathy Jordan
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Spectacular panoramic views of Stellenbosch and Cape Town, cool hillside vineyards planted to classic varieties, and a modern family-run winery have combined to produce distinctive wines displaying the ripe concentrated fruity accessibility of the New World, with the complex elegance of classic wine

The Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes were selected from north and east-facing vineyards situated on decomposed granite and loamy soils. The Shiraz grapes were selected from west-facing vineyards on deep clay-loam soils.

about the harvest: The Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested from 9 to 15 year old vineyards at 22.5° B - 24.9° Balling between 11th March and 7th April 2004 and the Merlot was harvested at 24° B - 24.6° Balling between 13th and 24th March 2004. The Shiraz was harvested on 24th March 2004 at 23.7° Balling.

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