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Jordan Wines Stellenbosch

Chameleon RangeChameleon No Added Sulphur Red Blend 2018

Chameleon No Added Sulphur Red Blend 2018

Our beautiful Cape Dwarf Chameleon is perched on a Proteaceae Leucadendron is also known as “sunshine conebush” and blooms from May through to December. It is commonly found on the slopes of Table Mountain. This beautiful Protea species is the perfect habitat for insects, bugs, bees, and of course, Cape Dwarf Chameleons.
No Sulphites were added in making this juicy blend for immediate enjoyment.

BLEND: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon & 22% Cabernet Franc

ANALYSIS
Alc: 13.5%
Total Acid: 5.8g/l
pH: 3.51
Residual Sugar: 1.3g/l
Total SO2: 1mg/l
Free SO2: 0mg/l

APPELLATION: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch

SOIL: Decomposed granite and loam

ASPECT: West-facing vineyards

AGE OF VINES: 20 years

In response to requests from health-conscious consumers, we harvest the healthiest grapes to carefully master this natural winemaking style ensuring no added sulphur, throughout the process. A juicy red blend for immediate enjoyment.

TASTING NOTES

High quality toasted wooden staves adds tannin and structure which complements the sweet berry and dark chocolate notes of the blend. No sulphur was added during the production process.

HARVESTING

The Cabernet Franc was harvested on the 26th of March 2018
The Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested on the 15th of March 2018

WINEMAKING & MATURATION

Fermented in overhead retort-shaped, stainless steel fermenters. Pump-overs were done three times daily during fermentation.  The use of gravity and gentle pressing ensures full-flavoured wines with soft, balanced tannins. The wine was not aged in barrel as this is a micro-oxidative process, so to protect the wine from oxidation it was aged on its lees on oak staves for 10 months before bottling. No sulphur was added during the course of vinification.

 

 

 

 

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