Oldenburg Grenache Noir 2014

Oldenburg Grenache Noir 2014

Our Grenache Noir shows expressive, appealing, savoury aromas and ripe berry flavours on the nose, underlined with spicy, salty notes. The palate evokes a succulent spicy taste which carries through to the finish of this graceful wine.


variety : Grenache [ 100% Grenache ]
winemaker : Simon Thompson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.4 g/l  so2 : 75 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Cultivar : Grenache noir, GN 136
Rootstock : SO4
Planted : 2007
Row direction : SW/NE
Plant density : 2667 vines/ha
Soil type : Cartref
Trellis system : Bush vine
Pruning : 2 eye spurs
Irrigation : Supplementary drip

about the harvest: Picking date : 27 March 2014
Balling : 25,1

in the cellar : Bunch and berry sorting : By hand
Crushing and destemming : Delicate processing
Pump overs : 3 times per day
Cold soak : No
Yeast : Syrah yeast
Fermentation temperature : 25 – 28°C
Wood maturation : 20 months in 300L French oak barrels

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