Rust en Vrede Estate Tinta Barocca 1999

Purple reflections, youthful vibrance, rich colour. Violets, crushed fruits (strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant) and notes of spice. On the palate it is succulent, fruit driven, spicy and floral underlined by a good alcohol, acidity ratio and sweetish overtones.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ 100% Tinta Barocca ]
winemaker : Louis Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  pH : 3.9  ta : 5.9 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Vineyards situated on north facing slopes and at the end of the valley hence slightly warmer conditions. Deep red soils. A mixture of weathered granite and a small percentage of clay, Clovelly and Hutton structure.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested 10 March 1999 and picked at 23ºC Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation on the skins took place for a period of 5 days at 28ºC. The wine matured for 6 months in 3rd fill French oak barrels.

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