Sweet Fortified Dessert Wine
VARIETY: Red Jerepico
WINERY: Orange River Cellars
WINEMAKER: Philani Gumede
WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape
Dark prune and plum aromas with black pepper on the nose. The palate is sweet, smokey and rich.
Sweet desserts like malva pudding or carrot cake as well as spicy stews pairs well with this wine.
|alc: 17,85 % vol||rs: 127,7 g/l||pH: 3,7|
|type: Dessert wine||style: Sweet||ta: 4,5 g/l|
|body: Full||taste: Sweet||pack: Bottle|
|size: 750ml||closure: Screw cap||unwooded|
|ageing: 10+ years|
|Soil Types:||Deep alluvial loamy soil|
|Yield per hectare:||23 t/ha|
|Harvest date:||Beginning of March|
Ruby Cabernet grapes are selected from parcels of land the are renowned for there properties to deliver berry very suitable for classic muscat flavours, harvested at about 27 Balling.
Berries are cold soaked for 24 hours, dejuiced and then fortified with 96 vol % alcohol and tank aged for at least 12 months, a small portion are put in 3 fill barrels for 12 months.
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