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McGregor Cape Ruby Port

Attractive true ruby red colour, rich in complex spicy and plum flavours. Well integrated with oak maturation compounds. Satisfying mosaic of spirit and balanced sweetness on the finish.

R 55,00
Description
VINTAGE:
2010
APPELLATION: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
VINEYARD DETAIL: Planted on red and yellowish Karoo-soil, grafted predominantly on 101/14 rootstock and trellised on an extended cordon system. Controlled and scientifically planned irrigation together with strict canopy management are applied to deliver high quality grapes and wine.
HARVEST INFORMATION:
Date:

Middle February

Sugar:

23.8 °B

Type:

Hand

pH:

3.47

Yield: 13 Tons / Ha ; 4,5 kg / vine T.A:

5,8 g/l

VINIFICATION: Ruby Cabernet grapes were used. Automatic pump over during fermentation to extract maximum colour and flavour. Fermentation was stopped at a certain sugar level by fortification. The fermenting juice was separated from the skin and fortified up to a specific alcohol percentage. After one racking, the wine went to 225 l French oak barrels for 12 months barrel maturation.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alc.: 16.64 %VOL Total Extract: 113.7 g/l
R.S.: 82.4 g/l Free SO2: 34 mg/l
T.A.: 5.4 g/l Total SO2: 131 mg/l
pH: 3.77 V.A.: 0.26 g/l
WINEMAKER’S COMMENT: Attractive true ruby red colour, rich in complex spicy and plum flavours. Well integrated with oak maturation compounds. Satisfying mosaic of spirit and balanced sweetness on the finish.
SERVED: Enjoy this wine after dinner.
Also very nice over ice-cream with cashew nuts or with biscuits & cheese.