Piekenierskloof Heirloom Red Blend 2020

R210,00

Showing beautiful sour cherries, ripe currants, aniseed with notes of white pepper, vanilla pod, forest floor and tea leaf. Complex, medium bodied and layered blend with smooth well integrated tannin structure. Well rounded with a long elegant finish on aftertaste.

Piekenierskloof Heirloom Red Blend 2020

R210,00

Showing beautiful sour cherries, ripe currants, aniseed with notes of white pepper, vanilla pod, forest floor and tea leaf. Complex, medium bodied and layered blend with smooth well integrated tannin structure. Well rounded with a long elegant finish on aftertaste.

Description

In The Vineyard
Grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Piekenierskloof region. These vineyards are all bush vines and grow on sandy, loam soils. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and managed to yield below 5 tons per hectare.

Harvest Date
Middle March.

Winemaking
Fermented at controlled temperature for 8 days (24°C). The wine was wood matured for 14 months in 40% new and 60% second fill and older 225L French & American oak barrels.

Tasting Note
Showing beautiful sour cherries, ripe currants, aniseed with notes of white pepper, vanilla pod, forest floor and tea leaf. Complex, medium bodied and layered blend with smooth well integrated tannin structure. Well rounded with a long elegant finish on aftertaste.

Additional information

Production area

Piekenierskloof

Cultivar

60% Shiraz, 30% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre

Alcohol

14.6 vol %

Ph

3.51

Total acid

5.6 g/l

Residual sugar

4 g/l

Food Pairing

One could drink the Heirloom Red Blend with practically anything from
charcuterie to cheese – roast chicken, pork belly, lamb meatballs, garlicky
sausages, grilled lamb and even turkey.

Serving temperature

16 – 18 C

Cellar

6 – 8 years

Awards

LABEL & CUTIVAR COMPETITION POINTS
Piekenierskloof Heirloom Red Blend 2020 Platters 4 Star

Tasting Note

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