Piekenierskloof Grenache 2020

R138.00

Lots of juicy red berry and strawberry fruit. Well balanced with lively fine tannins and an elegant complexity on a long finish

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Description

In The Vineyard
Grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Piekenierskloof region from vineyards that were planted in 1973. These vineyards are all non-irrigated bush vines and grow on sandy, loam soils. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and managed to yield below 5 tons per hectare and hand harvested.

Harvest Date
Second week of March.

Winemaking
Grapes are handpicked and cold soaked for 24 hours. Fermentation is initiated with selected yeast strains and is kept under 26°C. Malolactic fermentation is completed in tank. Wine is matured for 12 months in inert 500 liter French Oak barrels.

Tasting Note
Lots of juicy red berry and strawberry fruit. Well balanced with lively fine tannins and an elegant complexity on a long finish

Additional information

Production Area

Piekenierskloof

Cultivar

100% Grenache

Alcohol

13.66 vol %

pH

3.31

Total Acid

5.6 g/l

Residual Sugar

3.2 g/l

Food Pairing

The Grenache goes well with seafood, sushi, pizza, pasta and chicken dishes. A food friendly Grenache!

Serving Temperature

15 – 18 0 C

Cellar

5 – 6 years

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