ORC Red Jerepigo

Sweet Fortified Dessert Wine

VARIETY: Red Jerepico

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Chris Venter

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
Facing: East/West
Soil Types: Deep alluvial loamy soil
Age: 23 Years
Yield per hectare: 23 t/ha
Trellised: T Trellis
Irrigation: Flood
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.

  • Veritas - Silver