Three Choirs Vineyards Ravens Hill Red Wine

A deep, ruby coloured red wine full of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit on the nose with a subtle hint of lightly toasted oak from the American oak Barrel ageing.

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Tasting notes

WINE QUALITY AND VINTAGE

ENGLISH REGIONAL WINE 2018 – PGI Pending

 GRAPE VARIETIES

Regent 50%

Rondo 20%

Triomphe 15%

Other 15%

 HARVEST DETAILS The Vineyard is south facing on sandy loam soil. GDC trellis system with 800 vines per acre or 2000 per hectare. Most vines are 10-20 years old, all grapes are hand-picked. The 2018 harvest produced an above average crop with good ripeness levels and most importantly a good level of crisp acidity. The wine required minimum intervention in the winery and produced a wine of typical varietal character.

Regent: 09/10/17, 70°Oe, 9.5g/l

Rondo: 30/09/17, 81°Oe, 8.7g/l

Triomphe: 16/10/17, 75°Oe, 13g/l

 WINEMAKING DETAILS 30% of grapes given cold maceration on skins at 0°c for 2 nights. Remainder fermented on skins at 30 degrees C for 4 days in stainless steel tanks, Yeast 71B. Punched-down during fermentation twice daily. Gentle pneumatic pressing at half way point of fermentation. Put through MLF. 7.5% of wine aged for 6 months in 1 year old French oak barrels. DE Filter, sheet filter and membrane 0.45m.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

ANALYSIS

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Bottling Date: 23rd and 28th August 2018    17739 bottles

GENERAL WINE DESCRIPTION A deep, ruby coloured red wine full of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit on the nose with a subtle hint of lightly toasted oak from the American Barrel ageing. English red berry fruit character dominate on the palate, (damson, cherry, with a hint of blackberry and raspberry) and on the finish subtle vanilla oak character adds a degree of complexity to this cool-climate red wine.


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