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Oldenburg Grenache Noir 2014

Our Grenache Noir shows expressive, appealing, savoury aromas and ripe berry flavours on the nose, underlined with spicy, salty notes. The palate evokes a succulent spicy taste which carries through to the finish of this graceful wine.


variety : Grenache | 100% Grenache
winemaker : Simon Thompson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.4 g/l  so2 : 75 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : 

Cultivar : Grenache noir, GN 136
Rootstock : SO4
Planted : 2007
Row direction : SW/NE
Plant density : 2667 vines/ha
Soil type : Cartref
Trellis system : Bush vine
Pruning : 2 eye spurs
Irrigation : Supplementary drip

about the harvest: 

Picking date : 27 March 2014
Balling : 25,1

in the cellar : 

Bunch and berry sorting : By hand
Crushing and destemming : Delicate processing
Pump overs : 3 times per day
Cold soak : No
Yeast : Syrah yeast
Fermentation temperature : 25 – 28°C
Wood maturation : 20 months in 300L French oak barrels

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