Thelema Muscat de Frontignan 2013
Off-dry, unwooded, fragrant and fresh - beware the irresistable quaffability of this excellently balanced wine.
Ready now, but will develop for 2 more years
A perfect lunch time wine on its own, or with salads and delicately flavoured dishes.
|Varietal||Muscat de Frontignan|
|Soil type||Hutton – decomposed granite|
|Age of vines||Planted 1986|
|Plant density||3074 vines per hectare|
|Pruning||2-bud spurs every 12cm|
|Vintage||Very hot and dry vintage, resulting in an early start to the picking, with different varieties ripening at the same time. A tough vintage for the winery crews!|
|Picking dates||21th February|
|Grape sugar||Average 21.87 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.2|
|Yeasts||Vin 7 / Alchemy 2|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crushed, pressed, settled and fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||7.5 g/l|
|Total acid||6.4 g/l|
|Alcohol||11.71% by volume|
|Maturation Pot||2013 – 2015|
Off-dry. Very fragrant, fresh and in good balance; an irresistible quaffer.