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Dornier Moordenaarskloof Tinta Barocca 2019

Dornier Moordenaarskloof Tinta Barocca 2019

This is a full bodied and aromatic wine with hints of raspberry, mulberry and aromatic spices. On the pallet the wine is concentrated with richness and structure. The tannins are fine, ripe and creamy and in balance with the fruit. The wine has a long finish. This wine is a true reflection of Tinta Barocca from old vines in the Swartland.

Moordenaarskloof Tinta Barocca is best paired with grilled, roasted and braised meat and game dishes.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ 100% Tinta Barocca ]
winery : Dornier Wines
winemaker : Dornier Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 4 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2020 - 2028

Tinta Barocca is one of the most commonly planted grape varieties in the Douro, Portugal. It is one of the five varieties allowed in the production of port. Tinta Barocca was the first Portugese variety planted in South Africa. It is used in to make port style wines and has historically been a very important part of blended red wines because of its good colour and natural acidity. Tinta Barocca from older vines lends itself to the production of premium red wines with great character and complexity.

in the vineyard : The Tinta Barocca used to produce this wine is grown as dryland bushvines on the slopes of the Paardeberg in the Swartland. The vines were planted in 1971 in decomposed granite with a portion of coffee stone. Due to all of these factors the yield from this vineyard is naturally very low and the grapes have great colour and concentration.

about the harvest: The grapes are harvested by hand in the cool mornings of late February.

in the cellar : The bunches are destalked and the fermentation takes place in temperature controlled open top fermenters with punch downs four times a day. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel and the wine is aged in barrel for a total of 17 months.

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