Kleine Draken Dry Red 2003

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Niel Schnoor
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 13.21 %vol
pH - 3.65
RS - 1.7 g/l
Total Acid - 4.8 g/l
Free SO2 - 42 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - Red


Tasting Notes

Colour: Deep, brilliant ruby red.
Nose: Elegant berry fruit.
Palate: Soft and well rounded easy drinker.

Blend Information

Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc

Food Suggestions

White or red meats, spicy fish, poultry, pastries or pasta dishes.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed Granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Hand picked
Date: 24 February 2003
Yield: 7 tons / ha


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kleine Draken Dry Red NV (Discontinued) Jean van Rooyen Cabernet Sauvignon
Kleine Draken Dry Red 2006 Jean van Rooyen Merlot
Kleine Draken Dry Red 2005 Neil Schnoor Merlot
Kleine Draken Dry Red 2004 Neil Schnoor Merlot
Kleine Draken Dry Red 2003 Niel Schnoor Merlot
Kleine Draken Dry Red 2002 Niel Schnoor

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