Thelema Muscat de Frontignan 2014
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||The wettest season in 48 years delaying harvest and putting immense pressure on the cellar. However the resultant wines show beautiful aromatic characteristics and finesse|
|Picking dates||25th February|
|Grape sugar||Average 22.2 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.38|
|Yeasts||Vin 7 / Alchemy 2|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crushed, pressed, settled and fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||8.36 g/l|
|Total acid||5.9 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.43% by volume|
|Maturation Pot||2014 – 2016|
Off-dry. Very fragrant, fresh and in good balance; an irresistible quaffer.