Hutton Ridge Cinsaut/Ruby Cabernet 2000

Wine was blended to assure the best of both cultivars. Fruit from the Cinsaut and body from the Ruby Cabernet. No evidence of wooding. Ruby purple colour. Fresh, lively sweet fruit aromas. Dry finish with a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with any meat dishes, pastas, or simply a glass on its own with good friends.

variety : Cinsaut | Cinsaut, Ruby Cabernet blend
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.94  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Enjoy now or within a year or two.

in the vineyard : No irrigation. Production 10 ton per hectare.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested late February at 22.5º Balling.

in the cellar : Fermented dry on the skins. Press juice and free run added together. No wood.

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