Angels Tears Moscato Natural Sweet

R69.00

This deliciously fruity white winemade from Muscat D Alexandrie grapes, expresses upfront succulent stone fruits, litchi and citrus notes with a touch of floral and spicyness on the nose and palate. This fruity Moscato is made to be an easy drinking and well balanced wine that can be enjoyed at every occasion. 

Angels Tears got its unusual name from a legend that began in a small town, Freinet in France in the 18th century, when grape harvest produced an outstanding vintage that was especially fragrant and ambrosial. Word spread afar, and legend has it angels stole into the village cellars by night and, upon touching the wine to their lips, wept tears of joy.

The very same legend continues to this day at Grande Provence, home of Angels Tears.

Here a French Huguenot family planted the first vines imported from France in 1694.

The first batch of Angels Tears wines was produced in 1992 from D’Alexandrie grapes.

Vintage: 2018

 

Wine of Origin:  Western Cape

 

Analysis:

Alc 10.5%

Ph  3.60

RS 29 g/l

TA 5.07 g/l

 

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate is the home of Angels Tears, a range of heavenly wines that are as unique as the legend of the angels themselves. Only the best grapes are selected from the estate’s vineyards and picked by hand for processing at the acclaimed cellar. After the fermentation process each cultivar goes through a selection process and only the most fitting wines are chosen for the final blends, ensuring consistency in the fruity character of this delightful and easy drinking wine.

Each year the winemaker receives this bounty from nature and crafts a new vintage that continues to capture the true essence of Angels Tears in every bottle.

 

Vinification:

The grapes are hand harvested and brought into the cellar where they are gently destemmed and then pressed and moved to tank, fermentation takes up to 2 weeks at a temperature of 13⁰C. At a specific point and taste our winemaker will stop the fermentation to create this succulently natural sweet wine.

 

Serving Suggestions:

A perfect wine to enjoy with a summer picnic.  Serve this natural sweet wine with lightly spiced Indian or Asian style dishes and fresh fruit salads.

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