Vriesenhof Grenache 2015

available in our shop
free delivery in SA when ordering 12 bottles or more

R2052 for 6 bottles

R342 per bottle

Aromas of dried pear and peach with a hint of vanilla on the nose with green apple and gooseberries on the palate and a lingering minerality.

For food pairing it works well with pork belly and lamb. Both savoury and sweet elements can be used in the food.

variety : Grenache | 100% Grenache
winemaker : Nicky Claasens
wine of origin : Piekenierskloof
analysis : alc : 13.7 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 10+ years

in the cellar : The grapes undergo a 24 hour cold maceration before inoculation with a specific yeast culture. The Grenache completes alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in the stainless steel tanks before being racked to barrel, usually within six months. Wine is aged in 1st and 2nd fill French oak barrels for approximately 14-18 months depending on the vintage.The 2015 Grenache spent 12 months in oak, six months in 1st and the remainder in 2nd fill barrels.