Rhebokskloof Vineyard Selection The MGS 2014

Rich and ripe sweet berry flavours from the Grenache are complimented by the spicy nuances from the Shiraz. The palate shows juicy fruit and spice with the Mourvèdre giving backbone to the blend with fine tannins and a smooth dry finish.


variety : Mourvedre | 45% Mourvèdre, 31% Grenache, 24% Shiraz
winemaker : Rolanie Lotz
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.55 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2016 International Wine and Spirits Competition - Silver Outstandingin Mourvedre Dominated Blend

ageing : This complex blend will mature well over the next couple of years.

in the vineyard : Origin: Selected Paarl vineyards
Soil: Mostly decomposed graniteYield: 6 ton / ha (average)

about the harvest: Harvest: February - March 2014
Yield: 6 ton / ha (average).

in the cellar : Fermentation Crushed and destemmed into stainless steel tanks | Cold macerated, fermented on skins in stainless steel tanks, with regular pumpovers | Pressed and pumped to barrels after alcoholic fermentation  | Malolactic fermentation in barrels

Oaking: Matured in 300l French oak barrels | 20% new oak used

Aging: Matured separately in barrels for 12 months | Components were blended before further maturation in barrels for 6 months | Removed from barrel and tank matured for 10 months
prior to bottling

Blend: Mourvèdre - 45% | Grenache - 31% | Shiraz - 24%

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