Diemersdal Grenache 2013 SOLD OUT

This is a medium-bodied wine with complex flavours of plums and cherries, with delicate hints of spice, smokiness and French Oak integration.

An ideal wine to enjoy with lighter meals and mild cheeses. Serve at cooler temperatures of around 12° C - 14° C.

variety : Grenache [ 100% Grenache ]
winemaker : Thys Louw
wine of origin : Durbanville
analysis : alc : 14.58 % vol  rs : 1.91 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 6.46 g/l  
type : Red  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Terrior
Slope: North-facing slopes
Soil: Deep red Hutton
Climate: Moderate with cooling sea breezes from the Atlantic Ocean

Trellising: bush-vine
Age of vines: 7 years 
Irrigation: Dry-land conditions

about the harvest: The grapes were hand harvested at optimum ripeness.
Yield: 7t/ha

in the cellar : The grapes were hand harvested at optimum ripeness. Fermented in an open fermenter for 5 days at 26-28oC. Punch through every 4 hours, pressed at 5oB; 100% MLF completed spontaneously in barrels.
Maturation: 10 months oak maturation in 2nd and 3nd filled 225L French Oak barrels.

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