ZA-MKS-02-17

Swartland Rouge, Kloof Street

90% Syrah, 4% Carignan, 2% Cinsault, 2% Grenache, 1% Tinta Barocca, 1% Mourvedre

Grapes for Kloof Street Swartland Rouge come from up to eight sustainably farmed vineyard parcels in different parts of the Swartland, aged 12-40 years. The blend changes each vintage depending on the character that best displays the classic Swartland style. The grapes are 75% destemmed and 25% whole cluster pressed, and then fermented with indigenous yeasts, with pigeage once or twice a day. Aged 11 months in 3rd and 4th fill French oak 225L barrels and 500L demi-muids. ABV 13%, pH 3.75. Around 2,000 cases produced per vintage.

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Swartland
Variety:
Blend - Rhone
Color:
Red