Rhebokskloof Gamay Noir 2002

This is true Beaujolais style Gamay Noir. This wine is light and fruity, ideally served chilled on hot summer days.

variety : Gamay Noir [ Gamay Noir ]
winemaker : Daniel Langenhoven
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 11,67 % vol  rs : 2.70 g/l  pH : 3.20  ta : 8.8 g/l  so2 : 140 mg/l  fso2 : 34 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Soil type: Oakleaf
Age: The vineyard was planted in 1990
Slope: The vineyard is on a Westerly-facing slope

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at: 22. °B; 3,18 pH; 9.3 TA on the 28 January 2002.
Tons per hectare: 9,33 tons per hectare

in the cellar : The juice and skins were placed in stainless steel tanks and innoculated with yeast. The juice was fermented dry on the skins. The skins were there after removed and pressed and the juice was added to the tank. The wine was transferred to 3rd and 4th fill barrels where it lay for 6 weeks and underwent malolactic fermentation. After malolactic fermentation the wine was filtered, stabilised and bottled.

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