Tuesday, 18 March 2014
The brix of the grapes at harvest was between 22 and 24. The wine underwent no whole bunch fermentation. There was a five day pre-fermentation maceration. Fermentation peaked at a temperature of 31 degrees. Punch downs were done twice daily. There was a post-fermentation maceration of six days. The wine was matured in 100% French oak barriques for seven months.
The winemaker was Matt Connell. This wine was bottle in November 2012 and sealed with a screwcap. There is less than one gramme per litre of residual sugar in this wine.
This wine was imported by Domaine Wines Sweden AB.
Colour : Raspberry
Aroma : Strawberry, raspberry, mint, spice
Taste : Very fruity, strawberry, raspberry, spice, herbs, vanilla, oak
Alcohol : 14%
Price : 159 SEK
Systembolaget Number : 6265
Mark : B-
Website : Akarua Winery