Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 8.5 %vol
pH : 3.75
RS : 75 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Free SO2 : 38 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.
Blend Information
100% Merlot
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: 12 March 2012
Yield: 8 tons / ha
In The Cellar
The juice was left to clarify and then yeast was added. After cold fermentation the wine as stabilized and received a light filtration prior to bottling.

Bottled: April 2012

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Tel: +27.218632368      Email: zandwijk@capegate.co.za  
Pieter Hugo Street Paarl, 7646 P.O. Box 2674 , Paarl, 7620, South Africa