Landskroon Paul Hugo Red 2014

Landskroon Paul Hugo Red 2014

A blend of classic cultivars Cabernet  Franc, Shiraz and Merlot creates a fun-loving wine with complex concentration of fruit and flavour.

Pleasantly refreshing if chilled in summer.Good accompaniment to cheese,light barbecue meals and spicy seafood.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 50% Cabernet Franc, 30% Shiraz, 20% Merlot ]
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Michiel du Toit
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.00 % vol  rs : 3.00 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 5.60 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

ageing : Enjoy now or over the next two years.

LANDSKROON (est. 1692) is currently owned by the families of Paul and Hugo de Villiers. The cellar is situated on the south-western slopes of Paarl Mountain, where the De Villiers family has been winemakers for five generations.
Cellarmaster: Paul de Villiers
Winemaker: Michiel du Toit

about the harvest:  Grapes were harvested at 24.5° B.

in the cellar :  Grapes were destalked and transferred into closed fermenters where a portion of the juice was withdrawn to achieve better concentration. The remaining juice together with the grape skins were allowed to ferment at controlled temperatures of 25°C - 28°C.

Maturation: 9 months in a combination of American & French barrels and staves.
Bottling date: 29 June 2015

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