Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Alcohol - 8.5 %vol
pH - 3.6
RS - 62 g/l
Total Acid - 4 g/l
Free SO2 - 37 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Sweet
Body - Medium
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Colour: Radiant red.
Nose: Red berry flavours on the nose.
Palate: Medium bodied natural sweet red wine with a low alcohol.

Food Suggestions

Will complement meat and 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: Handpicked
Date: 3 March 2010
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

The different varieties were picked and fermented separately. It was blended just before bottling to create a fruity, easy drinking natural sweet wine with a lower alcohol of 8.5%. The wine received a light filtration prior to bottling.


Other Vintages

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Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV Jean van Rooyen
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV Jean van Rooyen Merlot

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