Joubert Tradauw Pinot Noir 2013

R1,644.00 per case of 6 bottles

 

Alcohol: 14%

Alt. & Orientation : 550m, North East facing slope, 50km from Ocean

Soil Type & Rain : Karoo shale, 300mm rain per annum

Climate : Continental: dry summer days with cool evenings. Cool ocean breezes flow freely into the valley & extend ripening.

Maceration : 3 days at 10 degrees Celcius

Fermentation : Hand punched down, 30% wild yeast and then inoculated for fermentation that lasted 8 days.

Ageing : 20 months, 300L French barrels, 30% news, 70% second fill

Production : 4 000 bottles

 

Lithe is the best way to describe this delicate and complex wine. Matured for 18 months in French oak barrels and bottled unfiltered. A maiden release with much promise..!

Translucent wafts of red cherry and Asian spice. Dried rose petals, pomegranate and sous bois aromatics. This interesting wine has a soft, lingering finish. Drink through to 2025.

Enjoy with fresh tuna, a spicy oxtail or a Klein Karoo waterblommetjie bredie.

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