Vititec’s clone & cultivar wine tasting sheet | emerging cultivars (2016-2018)

by | Aug 6, 2019 | VIP Only

Below you’ll find the results from Vititec’s annual new clone and cultivar tasting. Vititec, trusted producers of high-quality clonal plant material, invited several experienced winemakers and viticulturists to pit these new emerging cultivars against each other with the help of a unique tasting sheet. These experienced winemakers and viticulturists included Charles Hopkins (De Grendel Wines), Johan Malan, Rosa Kruger, Francois Viljoen, Conrad Schutte, Louis Strydom (Ernie Els Wines), Johan Wiese, Ettiene Terblanche, Schalk van der Merwe (Merwida Wines) and Nico Spreeth. These are the average wine scores from 2016 – 2018.

Block

Cultivar

Clone

OS

INT

QUA

SUGAR

pH

ACIDITY

Stellenbosch Arinarnoa AN 1 B 101-14

6,8

6,8

25,3

3,5

6,8

Graafwater Assyrtiko DA 2566 2K Ramsey

6,3

6,5

21,7

3,32

5,22

Stellenbosch Marselan MZ 981 101-14

6,3

6,3

25,8

3,2

6,7

Piketberg Vermentino WE 857 Ramsey 6,1

6,0

24,2

3,4

5,8

INT – Intensity of cultivar flavour out of 9
QUA – General wine quality out of 9

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