Yo El Rey Grenache Gris 2020

R200.00

This is the first vintage of Grenache Gris produced by Yo El Rey, and only 875 bottles were made in total. The fruit was picked from a block on the Voor-Paardeberg. Everything was destemmed and then fermented on the skins for 5 days in a plastic vessel. Grenache Gris skins have a beautiful pink touch to it, and so with a bit of skin-contact during fermentation, the wine picks up a lot of that colour (when usually Grenache Gris is produced as a white wine). The wine was then pressed using a basket press, settled for a day or two and then racked off the lees to old French oak. It aged for 6 months in barrel, and was bottled without fining but did undergo a coarse filtration. This wine hits the glass like a Rose, so expect a lot of beautiful, bright pink colours in the glass.

70 in stock

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