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TERRA


  • TERRA SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018
  • TERRA PINOTAGE 2018
  • TERRA SHIRAZ 2017

WINEMAKING


This wine consists of only one cultivar, Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes were handpicked and grapes were selected out of our best block of Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes came in at 23 Balling, were destemmed and pressed. The juice was inoculated with a yeast strain and fermentation took place for a period of 25 days at a temperature of 14 Celsius. After fermentation, the wine was kept on its lees for a period of 5 months before it was prepared for bottling.

CELLAR MASTER COMMENT


This wine displays characteristics that you will find in a typical Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc. Aromas of green pepper, pineapple skin, grapefruit, peach and green melon dominate the nose and follow through to the pallet with crisp citrus and tropical fruits.

CHARACTER


Flavours of peach and pineapple skin.Enjoy with seafood dishes, Asian food, poultry dishes, and fresh salads.Best enjoyed at 10 – 16 degrees Celsius.


ANALYSIS


ALCOHOL

13.5%

RS

3.2

TA

6.74

VA

0.5

FSO2

40

TSO2

130

pH

3.19

WINEMAKING


This wine consists of only one cultivar, Pinotage. The grapes were handpicked and grapes were selected out of our best block of Pinotage. The grapes came in at 25 Balling, were destemmed and cold maturation lasted 48 hours. After cold maturation, the pulp was inoculated with a yeast strain and fermentation took place for a period of 12 days at a temperature of 25-26C. In this, 12 day period regular (4 times per day) pump overs were exercised. The juice was pressed when the fermentation finished which paved the road for Malolactic fermentation to start and finish in 14 days.

CELLAR MASTER COMMENT


The wine is deep red in colour. Flavours of strawberries, cranberries and cherries are prominent on the nose. On the palate, the wine is well rounded with integrated soft tannins for a medium to full-bodied wine that lingers of red fruit. Maturation potential 8-10 years.

CHARACTER


Flavours of strawberries and cranberries.Enjoy with game and poultry dishes.Best enjoyed at 18 C.


ANALYSIS


ALCOHOL

14.5%

RS

2.2

TA

5.1

VA

0.54

FSO2

27

TSO2

49

pH

3.48

WINEMAKING


This wine consists of only one cultivar, Shiraz. The grapes were handpicked, and grapes were selected out of various blocks of Shiraz. The grapes came in at 25 Balling, were destemmed and cold maturation lasted 48 hours. After cold maturation, the pulp was inoculated with a yeast strain, and fermentation took place for a period of 16 days at a temperature of 25-26C. In this 16 day period, regular (4 times per day) pump overs were done. The juice was pressed when the fermentation finished, which paved the road for Malolactic fermentation to start and finish in 13 days thereafter. The wine matured in 100% French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. After maturation, the wine was prepared for bottling.

CELLAR MASTER COMMENT


Dark in colour with flavours of blackberry, cranberries, vanilla and cloves. The wine has soft, smooth tannins that ensure a long fruity aftertaste. Maturation potential 5 – 8 years.

CHARACTER


Flavours of blackberries and cloves.Enjoy with red meat dishes.Best enjoyed at 18 C.


ANALYSIS


ALCOHOL

14.5%

RS

4.1

TA

5.7

VA

0.69

FSO2

32

TSO2

93

pH

3.61