Zonnebloem Noir de Noir

Through an accessible blend of only the finest red wine cultivars – Pinotage, Cinsault and Petit Verdot – comes the smooth Noir De Noir blend, a refined wine boasting fresh black berry fruits. Easy to spot by way of its interesting packaging, inspired by the distinctive yet classic Zonnebloem sunflower, the Noir De Noir is […]


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Isabel Habets (Viticulturist) The Pinotage, Cinsault and Petit Verdot grapes were sourced from vineyards in the Stellenbosch area. Grapes were picked from mid-February to mid-March at ballings between 23 oB and 25 oB.
Elize Coetzee (Cellar Master) / Bonny van Niekerk (Wine maker) The grapes were harvested by hand at 22o to 24o Balling from mid- February onwards. The juice was inoculated with selected yeast and fermented at an average temperature of 24°C. Extraction was performed using pump-overs, which took place three times a day. After fermentation, the skins were pressed, with the hard pressings excluded, to ensure a medium-bodied, juicy palate. After natural malolactic fermentation, the wine was matured with a combination of French and
Colour Plum red Bouquet Experience notes of red cherries on the nose, followed by hints of sweet vanilla and oak spices. Palate A medium-bodied wine with ripe and juicy red fruit, hints of vanilla and oak spice
Perfectly paired with red meat especially at a braai, pasta dishes and any pizza.
 
Alcohol 13.5% by volume Residual sugar 3.43 g/l Total acidity 5.79g/l pH 3.59

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Our attention to detail and appreciation of the hand of time lie behind this selection of excellent South African wines.Whether you're a lover of a crisp Sauvignon Blanc on a summer's day or more into cosy fireside Merlots, browse our list of excellent Zonnebloem wines below to find something to suit your taste.
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  • White Wine 3
  • Limited Edition 6

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