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Middelvlei Momberg 2016
Technical Analysis
: Tinnie Momberg
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.31 %vol
pH : 3.76
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.0 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity

Tasting Notes
The appearance is a dark ruby red with deep shades of crimson. On the nose you'll find delicate red and black fruit aromas backed by wooded spices. The palate shows a well-structured wine with concentrated ripe fruit flavours. This wine offers middle palate complexity and a delightful lingering aftertaste.
Blend Information
48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Pinotage, 14% Shiraz.
In The Vineyard
This is the eight vintage of a premium blend that was made to give extra dimension to the quality range of Middelvlei Wines. Bearing the family name, this wine reflects the optimum of quality and excellence this well-known Stellenbosch Estate has to offer.

The grapes were selected from vineyards that were carefully tended to ensure a low yield and concentrated fruit.
The average rainfall is 700ml per annum, for the growing season (September - December) it was less than average, 548mm for the 2011/2012 season.

About The Harvest
The grapes were harvested during February and March 2012 at 24° - 26° Balling and were placed in small baskets to prevent bruising.
In The Cellar

In the cellar, the juice of all three varieties were fermented on the skins for four to six days in open cement tanks. The yeast type used for inoculation was NT 50. The wines also underwent secondary malolactic fermentation. Before wood maturation the wine was blended in a ratio of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Pinotage and 14% Shiraz.

The wine was matured in 50% new oak barrels and 50% second fill oak barrels for 15 months - 50% French Never and 50% American Oak.

Bottled: April 2014

Other Vintages
Middelvlei Momberg 2016 Tinnie Momberg Shiraz
Middelvlei Momberg 2012 Tinnie Momberg Shiraz
Middelvlei Momberg 2010 Tinnie Momberg Shiraz
Middelvlei Momberg 2007 Tinnie Momberg Shiraz
Middelvlei Momberg 2006 Tinnie Momberg Pinotage
Middelvlei Momberg 2005 Tinnie Momberg Shiraz
Middelvlei Momberg 2004 Tinnie Momberg Pinotage
Middelvlei Momberg 2004 Tinnie Momberg Pinotage

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