Tierhoek Grenache Noir 2019
Delicious, fruity and spicy wine made from the popular Spanish Variety. Delicate strawberries, soft expressions of cherries, watermelon, pornegranate, red grapefruit. Mineral fresh berries with lemon zest. The Tierhoek Grenache Noir is part of the Old Vine Project to protect and promote wines made form vines older than 35 years.
The wine was bottled after 9 months barrel maturation.Natural fermentation, punch downs 4 times a day, wine kept on skins a week after fermentation. Pressed and went to old barrels for 9 months. 90% Old bushvine Grenache and 10 % Syrah.
The approximately 60yr old Grenache is from a single block that is on well drained, decomposed sandstone. The vines are all bush-vine and unirrigated. All farming is done organically. Yields are 3-4 tonne per hectare.