Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 8.5 %vol
pH - 3.75
RS - 75 g/l
Total Acid - 5.5 g/l
Free SO2 - 38 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl


Type - Red
Style - Sweet
Body - Medium
Taste - Fruity

Tasting Notes

Colour: Radiant red.
Nose: Red berry flavours on the nose.
Palate: Medium bodied, natural sweet red wine with a low alcohol.

Blend Information

100% Merlot

Food Suggestions

Will complement meat and pasta dishes.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Handpicked
Date: 12 March 2012
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

The juice was left to clarify and then yeast was added. After cold fermentation the wine as stabilized and received a light filtration prior to bottling.

Bottled: April 2012

Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV Jean van Rooyen
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet Red NV Jean van Rooyen Merlot


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