Kleine Draken Kiddush NV
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 9.5 %vol
pH : 3.5
RS : 165 g/l
Total Acid : 6.0 g/l
Appellation : Paarl
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Tasting Notes
Well rounded sweet palate with good acid balance. Clean and mature berry fruit. Deep ruby red.
Blend Information
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot
Food Suggestions
All sacramental and festive occasions.
In The Vineyard
Cultivar: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot. 
Region: Paarl
Irrigation: Drip
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Deep Loam
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest
Type: Hand Picked
Date: Various
Yield: 9 tons / ha

In The Cellar
After destalking and crushing the mash was flash pasteurized to 82˚C and then immediately cooled to 24˚C. The mash was then inoculated with a selected yeast strain and fermented to 2˚ Balling. After pressing the wine was sweetend with cane sugar. Before the bottling process the wine went through a light filtration.

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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