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Nature & Sun Grenache Noir 2020

Regular
R150.00
Case
R900.00
Varieties
Grenache Noir
Vintage
Country
South Africa
Region
Wellington
Alcohol
13.66%
Bottle size
750 mL

Description

Winemaking is a careful balancing act between nurturing the soil and vines, and harnessing the generosity of the sun to ripen the grapes to perfection; whilst simultaneously exploring new and better ways of doing things to create something special. Nature and Sun is the wine range in which Bosman Family Vineyards explores organic winemaking. It fits the Bosman philosophy well as it is a production system that sustains and regenerates soils and ecosystems; it relies on our environment, on biodiversity and on people; and it seeks to plant what is deemed best in local conditions and to adapt systems to support this. Organic winemaking combines tradition, innovation and science and its goal is a better life For all.

Eyes

Medium to light ruby with a garnet rim.

Nose

Delicate violet, raspberry and red plum. Some notes of scrub, with a hint of hops.

Mouth

A light to medium style with a lively finish.

Winemaking Notes

Hand harvested on 13 February 2020. Destemmed to a stainless steel tank. Natural Fermentation, with pressing at 5° balling (total time on skins 3 days). Uninoculated malolactic Fermentation. No additions of acidity. Unoaked. The intention was to seek the fine tension and clarity of young vine-Fruit, while exploring the specific imprint organic viticulture would have on expression.

Growing Conditions

The Grenache noir vineyard is called Gesamelike Wei (communal pasture) because it was originally used For grazing by nomadic trek Farmers. The current vineyard was planted in 2016.

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