Great Heart

Red Blend

Red Blend, Great Heart
  • 51% Syrah, 34% Tinta Barocca, & 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sourced from 4 dry farmed bush vine (goblet) parcels in the Swartland, aged 16-40 years
  • Destemmed to tank and 50% crushed whole clusters of Syrah and Tinta Barocca were added with minimal SO2
  • Must was initially pigeaged once a day
  • After about 4 days, fermentation began with indigenous yeasts, and the wine was pigeaged once or twice a day, with temperatures not exceeding 28ºC
  • Maceration lasted for 4-6 weeks
  • Pressed to barrel for malolactic fermentation
  • Matured for 18 months in 3rd and 4th fill French oak 225L & 500L barrels and 5000L foudre before bottling
 

 

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Stellenbosch
Appellation:
Swartland
Variety:
Blend - Other
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-GRE-03-19 12/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
88
Date
2022-06-09