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Queen of Spades, 2020


  • Appellation: SWARTLAND
  • Region: Swartland
  • Country: South Africa
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Tinta Amarela
  • Soil type: Granite
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Filtered - Light Filtration microns.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 4 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 11% Bottle size: 75cl Age of the vines: Planted in 1999 Hand-harvested, 100% whole bunch fermented for 15 days in open tank, where it was then pressed and aged in one 300l French barrel. No yeast added, ambient fermentation. 100% malolactic fermentation. Tasting Note: Fruit salad of blackberries and blueberries on earthy and mineral notes. Fluid and rich in the mouth that closes on pleasant notes of aromatic herbs.


Swartland, South Africa

Testalonga was started in 2008 by Craig and Carla Hawkins. We are based in the Swartland region of South Africa. We strive to make wine from grapes and nothing else.