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McGregor Red Muscadel

Brilliant light red colour emphasizes the youth and freshness. Well balance, muscat and perfume bouquet with a strong, delightful muscat on the palate and a pleasant, sweet aftertaste.

R 55,00
Description
VINTAGE:
2016
APPELLATION: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
VINEYARD DETAIL: Made from the only cultivar vineyard in the McGregor area. Therefore the vineyard is carefully treated and managed to assure the same quality grapes every year. The vineyard is planted on yellow soft Karoo-soil, grafted on Richer 99. This 20-year old vineyard is well balanced on growth and yield.
HARVEST INFORMATION:
Date:

Middle February

Sugar:

25.4 °B

Type:

Hand

pH:

3.40

Yield: 17 Tons / Ha ; 4,8 kg / vine T.A:

5,7 g/l

VINIFICATION: Grapes were destemmed, crushed and mash-cooled. The crushed grapes were kept overnight on the skin for maximum skin contact for colour and flavour extraction. Regular pump over every 3-4 hours. Both free and press juice were used and fortified up to 16 % Vol alcohol. After fortification the wine was racked and prepared for bottling.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alc.: 17.00 %VOL Total Extract: 192.9 g/l
R.S.: 186.80 g/l Free SO2: 11 mg/l
T.A.: 4.9 g/l Total SO2: 190 mg/l
pH: 3.41 V.A.: 0.24 g/l
WINEMAKER’S COMMENT: Brilliant light red colour emphasizes the youth and freshness. Well balance, muscat and perfume bouquet with a strong, delightful muscat on the palate and a pleasant, sweet aftertaste.
SERVED: Enjoy this wine after dinner or as a sundowner with crushed ice.