Waverley Hills Grenache Noir 2017

Grenache is the most widely planted red grape variety in the world and some of the best wines in the world have some Grenache in it. SIngle varietal Grenache wines are hoewer hard to find. A bright red colour invites you to this medium bodied and easy drinking style of wine. Flavours of watermelon, red apples, apricots and white spices are integrated to give this wine a fresh complexity. The palate is fresh and long lasting with smooth and grippy tannis to make it the perfect food wine for all occasions.

Enjoy with cold meats, fresh bread and duck. It can also be enjoyed with seafood dishes like paella, tuna or crayfish.

variety : Grenache [ 87% Granache Noir, 8% Shiraz, 3% Mourvedre, 2% Viognier ]
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Tulbagh
analysis : alc : 14.43 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.62  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   organic
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Grapes were handpicked at full ripeness from a bush vine vineyard on a Southerly facing slope with supplementary irrigation that yields 3 ton/ha.

in the cellar : Grapes were cooled overnight to 6C and de-stemmed and gently crushed early the next morning. Thirteen percent whole bunches were added to the fermentation tank.

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