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Benguela Vinography Petit Verdot 2017

Benguela Vinography Petit Verdot 2017
Benguela Vinography Petit Verdot 2017
This power of this wine lies in its elegance and delicate notes that define a sophisticated red wine. It delivers on a montage of intense red and dark fruit, hemmed with a gentle perfume of lavender, roses and hints of Turkish delight. To balance the fruit, oven baked capsicum, graphite notes and a slight peppery note adds a savoury gloss.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.1
rs 2.44
pH 3.52
ta 5.65
Wine Information
Accolades
Brand Group Benguela Speciality
Other
Winemaker Johann Fourie
Variety Petit Verdot
BlendPercent 100% Petit Verdot
FoodSuggest
Ageing Duck and sausage cassoulet
well-aged cheese | venison
Cellar Harvested at optimal ripeness, the grapes were cooled overnight followed by bunch- and berry sorting the next morning. After three days of cold maceration, the juice was allowed to warm up to 16 ĚŠ C. To enhance the intrinsic qualities of Petit Verdot, a combination of techniques like whole berry
fermentation and fermenting at cooler temperatures were introduced to accentuate aromas and texture. Alcoholic fermentation lasted eight days
with gentle pump overs to aid delicate flavour and colour extraction.
Pressed off the skins before fermentation was completed, the wine was settled in tank and transferred to barrel for malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: 22 months Oak: French Production: 660 bottles
Harvest Harvested at optimal ripeness.
Vineyard Soil: weathered shale
Slope: north-east facing vineyards
Clone: 8719
Ha: 0.95
Style
body Full
style Dry
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Benguela Speciality
R600.00
R600.00 per item
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