SKU : LGH Rouge 2020

2020 Les Grandes Horizontales Rouge

R650.00

This blend is a more pronounced integration of basket-press fractions from 6 cultivars. A dance of three pairs; Petit Verdot & Cabernet franc, Shiraz & Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinotage & Merlot. Selected picking components from across the valley undergo an extended temperature-controlled fermentation and maceration in open, 500L oak vats. Pressed fractions are then separately matured in French oak for 26 months before being selectively blended. 

Only 1900 bottles produced.

Description

This blend is a more pronounced integration of basket-press fractions from 6 cultivars. A dance of three pairs; Petit Verdot & Cabernet franc, Shiraz & Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinotage & Merlot. Selected picking components from across the valley undergo an extended temperature-controlled fermentation and maceration in open, 500L oak vats. Pressed fractions are then separately matured in French oak for 26 months before being selectively blended. 

Only 1900 bottles produced.

Additional Information

Blend components:

  • Petit Verdot: 27 %
  • Cabernet franc:  26%
  • Shiraz: 17%
  • Cabernet Sauvignon: 15 %
  • Pinotage: 9 %
  • Merlot: 7%

Analyses

 

  • pH: 3.41
  • TA: 7.3 g/L
  • Alcohol: 15%