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Blanc de Noir 2013
   
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon (41%), Cabernet Franc (21%), Merlot (20%), Petit Verdot (10%), Malbec (5%)
      
Location: Constantia
      
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
      
Harvest date: Mid March 2013
      
Vinification: Approximately 10% juice was drawn off from all red cultivars before fermentation. The juices were treated as most of the white cultivars. Inoculation was initiated with white wine yeasts, while fermentation. Latest about 21 days at 16 Cel.
      
Bottling date: October 2013
      
Alcohol: 14.0 %
Res. Sugar: 4.4 g/l
Total acidity: 5.9 g/l
pH: 3.09
Total SO2: 101 ppm
      
Comments: An attractive salmon pink colour. This blend of noble red varieties offers a combination of fresh strawberry characters with aromatic peach like flavours. Crisp fruity finish.
      
Food Match: Seafood and any Mediterranean dishes.
   

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