ORC Full Cream Fortified

Enjoy as a dessert wine or aperitif

VARIETY: Full Cream

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Chris Venter

WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape

Nutty flavours with caramel on the nose and a distinctive warm character.

The palate is full of rich notes of honey and raisins, with a smooth finish.

alc: 17 % vol rs: 135 g/l pH: 3,65
type: Dessert wine style: Sweet ta: 5,5 g/l
body: Full taste: Sweet pack: Bottle
size: 750ml closure: Screw cap wooded
ageing: 10+ years
Facing: East/West
Soil Types: Deep alluvial loamy soil
Age:  18 Years
Yield per hectare: 29 t/ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigation: Flood
Harvest date: Beginning of March

Machine harvest and time is allowed for juice to start oxidising at bit before dejuicing the grapes to give the wine its designative character. 

Fermentation on skins until 10 degrees sugar are fermented, thereafter fortified and aged in barrels for 3 years.