Six Hats Grenache Noir 2019 – Can

R20.00

This wine has a light brick red color. The nose is that of red berry fruit like strawberries and red cherries with hints of spices like black pepper and cinnamon. The palate is soft, juicy with no hard tannins and good length.

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Description

In The Vineyard
Grapes are predominantly sourced from Fairtrade vineyards in the Swartland region. These 16 to 20 year old vineyards are trellised and grow on red oakleaf soils with gravel underground. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and yields are managed down to below 7 tons per hectare.

Harvest Date
Beginning to end of February

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 and the wine is matured for 6 months, using 500L French oak.

Tasting Note
This wine has a light brick red color. The nose is that of red berry fruit like strawberries and red cherries with hints of spices like black pepper and cinnamon. The palate is soft, juicy with no hard tannins and good length.

Additional information

Production Area

Western Cape

Cultivar

100% Grenache Noir

Alcohol

13.5 vol %

pH

3.54

Total Acid

5.42 g/l

Residual Sugar

3.07 g/l

Food Pairing

The elegant spice of this Grenache makes it a perfect pairing to spice and herb foods including roasted /grilled meats, lamb shank, duck breast, sausage, vegetables, tapas and many ethnic foods. Also goes well with seafood, sushi, pizza, pasta and chicken dishes. A food friendly Grenache.

Serving Temperature

12 – 15 0 C

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