Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV

Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV

Colour: Radiant red.
Nose: Red berry flavours on the nose.
Palate: Medium bodied, natural sweet red wine with a low alcohol.

Will complement meat and pasta dishes.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : Kleine Draken
winemaker : Jean van Rooyen
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 8.5 % vol  rs : 75 g/l  pH : 3.75  ta : 5.5 g/l  fso2 : 38 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Sweet  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

about the harvest: Type: Handpicked
Date: 12 March 2012
Yield: 8 tons / ha

in the cellar : The juice was left to clarify and then yeast was added. After cold fermentation the wine as stabilized and received a light filtration prior to bottling.

Bottled: April 2012

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