Idiom 900 Series Barbera

R495.00R660.00

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A rich and refreshing Barbera from low yielding Stellenbosch vineyards. Deep purple in appearance. This distinguished wine exhibits typical varietal aromas of black cherry, fruit pastille and roasted coffee beans enhanced by delicate hints of sweet floral notes. Complexity, harmony and great depth are hallmarks of this exceptional vintage. A memorable 900 Series wine with an explosive mid palate and long lingering finish.

Tasting Notes:

20122015

Additional information

Vintage

2012, 2015

Cultivar

Barbera

Wine of Origin

Stellenbosch

Provenance

Vineyard – Da Capo, Sir Lowry’s Pass, Helderberg

Date of Bottling

15th January 2018

Analysis

pH 3.38, Total acidity 7.3 g/l, Residual sugar 2.8 g/l, Alcohol 14%

Vinification Details

Grapes were cold soaked for 3-4 days prior to being crushed and fermented at optimal temperatures, after which it was pressed and did Malo-Latic fermentation in 225L American and French oak barrels.
The wine was then matured for 24 months before being lightly fined and filtered before bottling.