A 100% Stellenbosch Petit Verdot. – Story to come as soon as I have time to sit down and write. But for now please listen to the voice note below.
Cultivar: Petit Verdot
Amount of Bottles Produced: 1467
Vineyard: Single vineyard trellis Petit Verdot – 254m above sea-level NO facing slope.
Winemaking: The grapes were picked at optimal ripeness and cooled overnight to 4 degrees celsius. The next morning the grapes were destemmed to open top fermenters. The juice underwent spontaneous fermentation and stayed on the skins for as long as possible. Pressed into older French oak small barrels, 18 months in barrel, blended and bottled.
Alcoholic Strenght: 14.5% / vol
Acidity: 5.57 g/l
Reducing Sugar: 1.5 g/l
Free SO2: 31 ppm
Total SO2: 78 ppm
Volatile Acidity: 0.79 g/l
Closure: Natural Cork