Artisan Family Winery

Grangehurst Daylea Red Blend

We have just received the 2011 vintage. More details to follow but to give you an idea below is the info for the 2010. This is a seriously good wine (despite the presentation!).

Cabernet Sauvignon (52%) Shiraz (28%), Merlot (10%) plus 10% other varietals. 22 months in oak. 

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SKU
1053-1
£11.99

Cabernet Sauvignon (52%) Shiraz (28%)
Merlot (10%) plus 10% other varietals.

WINEMAKING
Grapes are harvested by hand and put into lug baskets (18 kg per
basket); hand sorting of grapes; destemmed and crushed (50% whole
berries) and pumped to open fermenters; manual punchdowns
(pigeage) 4 to 6 times per day for duration of fermentation (7 days).


BARREL MATURATION
Matured in French oak barrels for 22 months.


BOTTLING
Gravity flow from bottling tanks through cartridge filter into 6-head
manual filler. Screwcap closure for quality and convenience.


WINE ANALYSIS
Alcohol: 14.1% by volume (14.0% on label)
Residual Sugar: 2.5 g/l
Total Acidity: 6.1 g/l
pH: 3.59


COMMENTS & TASTING NOTES
Dark berries and plum flavours dominate the palate, followed by hints
of tobacco, liquorice and underlying cedar wood and cigar box notes.
The wine has a touch of spice - a lovely lingering, savoury

More Information
Location Heldeberg, Stellenbosch
Winery Grangehurst
Winery status Tiny family winery
Winemaker Jeremy Walker
Annual production Low
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon (52%) Shiraz (28%) Merlot (10%) plus 10% other varietals.
Style Big and smooth
ABV 14
Bottle Size 75cl
Percentage score 90
Sustainable farming Yes
Sulphite level Very Low
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