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Dekkers Valley Revelation 2018

Dekkers Valley Revelation 2018
Dekkers Valley Revelation 2018

A Shiraz/ Cabernet Sauvignon blend - Smooth and fruity.

Technical Analysis
alc 14.07
rs 2.73
pH -
ta 7.1
Description
Accolades Vintage 2015: Platters South African Wine Guide - 3 Stars
Vintage 2017: Paarl Wine Challange 2019 - Top 12
Ageing Blended and then matured in steel tank on new and 2nd use French oak staves for 1 year
BlendPercent Shiraz (50%) and Cabernet Sauvignon(50%)
Cellar

Yeast ( Lallemand for Shiraz and Lafford FX10 for Cabernet Sauvignon) was inoculated within 24 hours after crushing then fermented for 10 days on skins at an average temperature of 25 degrees celsius. Pressed at approximately 2 degrees balling. Malolactic fermentation induced in tank and completed within six months.

The wine was blended using Shiraz (50%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (50%). After blending the wine was matured in a tank on new and 2nd use French oak staves for 12 months. The staves were removed six months before bottling to ensure good integration.

After blending the wine was lightly fined and racked from tank to tank. No filtering of the wine was undertaken except at bottling when a 5-micron filtration was used.

FoodSuggest Roast meats, braaivleis and chicken pie
Harvest Harvest: 26th February - 14 March 2018
Variety Shiraz (50%) and Cabernet Sauvignon(50%)
Vineyard Vine Age:  Cabernet Sauvignon 20 Years, Shiraz 18 Years
Soil: Decomposed Granite
Average Yield: 8.12 tonnes per hectare
Irrigation: The vines are trellised with drip irrigation
Winemaker Mellasat Vineyards
Style
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
R95.00
R95.00 per bottle
Ex Tax: R95.00
  • Range: Mellasat Vineyards
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