Mount Marble Simonsrood

Light to medium bodied, fruity and ready to drink, red wine. Easy drinking, Cinsaut delicate tannins. Spiced with plummy Cabernet.


variety : Cinsaut | 80% Cinsaut, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Ruby Cabernet
winemaker : Eugene Van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.28 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.69  ta : 5.65 g/l  va : 0.44 g/l  so2 : 120 mg/l  

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 12-30 Years
Rootstock: Richter 99
Soil type: Granite & Scale
Trellis system: Varies
Irrigation: Yes

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand from February 1999.
Yield: 8 -15 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Crush & destalk
Type of tanks: Ferment in Stainless Steel tanks on skins
Fermentation: ±3 Days on skins, press, ferment dry in stainless steel
Barrel ageing: None
Malolactic: Yes 100%
Fining: Bentonite & Gelatine
Filtration: Kieselghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5°C for 4 days

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