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KWV Roodeberg

VINTAGE: 2002

ORIGIN: Western Cape

CLIMATE:Mediterranean - Summers are warm and dry, with cold, wet winters. The rainfall is ± 800 mm per year.

SOIL:
Table Mountain sandstone, granite and Malmesbury shale

VINIFICATION:
Grapes from four varietals were harvested at 24° B and fermented dry on the skins. The wine was allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation before barrel maturation, after which it was blended and bottled.

WINEMAKER:
Sterik de Wet

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
An intense red colour. Greenpepper, cinnamon spice and sweet black-berry scents contributes to a fascinating, complex nose. Hints of chocolate combines well with the intense wood character.

SERVING SUGGESTION:
Ideal with red meats, ranging from stews and casseroles, to roasts and steaks or with strong, ripe cheeses.

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alcohol : 14.5 % vol
pH : 3.6
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
Sugar : 3.2

 
 

 

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