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Home Our Wine 2010 33 Latitude

2010 33 Latitude

Kyburg-Lat-33

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes
The blending of three cultivars, predominantly with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Shiraz and 10% Merlot, results in a wine that is gentle, elegant and tasteful, reflecting the very best fruits from the Kyburg farm.

The Vineyard

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

The Harvest

Method: Hand picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha
Time: mid to end March

The Winemaking
Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: SST Tank
Maturation: 12 months in French oak
20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: August 2009
Release: October 2016
Production: 11’000 bottles
Aging potential: 10 years

Technical Analysis

                                                            Alcohol: 15.0%    PH: 3.7
                                                            Total acidity: 6.1 g/l    Residual sugar: 1.6 g/l

 

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