Simonsvlei Perfect Couple Simonsrood NV

A well-rounded, medium bodied, wooded Shiraz, Cinsaut, Cabernet and Ruby Cabernet blend with spicy/smoky aromas and soft tannins.

Enjoy with meaty pasta, lamb or steak prepared in your favourite way.

variety : Cinsaut | 38% Cinsaut, 25% Shiraz, 25% Pinotage, 12% Ruby Cabernet
winemaker : Ryan Puttick
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.41 % vol  rs : 5.91 g/l  pH : 3.64  ta : 5.2 g/l  so2 : 41 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Off Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Grapes sourced in the Paarl region. 50/50% 5-wire Perold system trellising and bush vine plantings. Basic canopy-, yield-, and crop management.

about the harvest: YIELD:8 – 10 t/ha
BALLING AT HARVEST:24B

in the cellar : Fermented on skins, in stainless steel tanks @ 22 – 28°C for 7 – 12 days. Pressed and racked. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Fining with gelatine/egg white. Kieselghur filtration. European oak treatment for 3 months.

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