Rickety Bridge
The Foundation Stone Red
2019

R900.00

R150.00 per bottle
W.O. Franschhoek

92 in stock

Rickety Bridge The Foundation Stone Red 2019. This intriguing blend is silky soft on the palate with soft tannins and notes of black pepper, violets and red fruit on the nose. Layered complexity on the nose and palate surprise with every interaction.

Additional information

Weight 1.25 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 26 cm

Harvest Information

Vineyards from Franschhoek and Paarl were selected to make this Mediterranean-style blend. Grapes were harvested by hand between 24° – 24.5° Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout.

Winemaking

Fermentation took place in open top fermenters at 25˚C with 3 punch downs daily. After fermentation the wine was kept on the skins for 30 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks. All five varietals were matured in older 225L French oak barrels separately for a total maturation time of 12 months and then blended for bottling.

Winemaker's Note

This intriguing blend is silky soft on the palate with soft tannins and notes of black pepper, violets and red fruit on the nose. Layered complexity on the nose and palate surprise with every interaction.

Cellaring

Drinkable now, can mature for up to 2025.

Packaging

Case Barcode Bottle Barcode Pack Type
26007738000072 6007738000078 6x750ml

Food Suggestions

Enjoy with ostrich or beef carpaccio, duck, venison and rump steak with a creamy pepper sauce.

Serving Temperature

15 – 17°C

Technical Analysis

alc rs pH ta
13.16% 1,8 g/L 3.44 5,5 g/L

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