Thelema Muscat 2018
South African Customers:
R95.00 per bottle (incl. VAT)
$5.87 per bottle
- EUR 5.01
- GBP 4.43
- USD 5.87
An off-dry style of Muscat de Frontignan that shows fragrant aromas of litchis, rose petals and sweet fruit. Beware the irresistable quaffability of this delicious wine.
Ready now, but will develop for 2 more years.
A perfect lunch time wine on its own, or with salads and slightly spicy dishes.
|Soil type||Hutton – decomposed granite|
|Age of vines||Planted 1986|
|Plant density||3074 vines per hectare|
|Pruning||2-bud spurs every 12cm|
|Vintage||A warm, dry vintage with a late start, resulted in smaller tonnage but yielding balanced, well structured wines with lovely intensity.|
|Picking dates||12 February 2018|
|Grape sugar||Average 20.8 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.44|
|Fermentation temp||14 °C|
|Method||The bunches were destalked, crushed and pressed. The settled juice was fermented cold in stainless steel tanks to retain the wine's perfumed aromas and fruity character.|
|Residual Sugar||6.0 g/l|
|Total acid||6.40 g/l|
|Alcohol||11.97% by volume|
|Maturation Pot||2018 – 2020|
This wine is made in an off-dry style and shows typical Muscat aromas of litchis, rose petals and sweet fruit. It is a lovely fresh wine with good balance, making it an irresistible quaffer.