60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Mediterranean climate with cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean. Average rainfall of 1100mm per annum
This wine comes from various blocks that vary between 48m and 148m above sea level. All the slopes are south to south east facing.
SOIL TYPE Glenrosa and Hutton
Constantia, Western Cape
DATE OF HARVEST Mid-January till late March.
The Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were picked between 20 – 23 0 balling and cold fermented at 120 – 15 0 Celsius in stainless steel tanks.
After fermentation the wine is left on the lees for two months before being racked, fined and stabilized in preparation for bottling
Alcohol content: 12.5%; Total acidity: 5.5 g/l; pH: 3.39; Residual sugar: 2 g/l; Extract: 20.3 g/l