VARIETAL ~ Clairette Blanche
STYLE ~ Subtle leesy and fresh nose with greengage & citrus
fruit on the palate.
SERVING ~ This limited edition wine boasts with beautiful
fleshy green plum and white pear aromas thus making it the
perfect companion to zesty salads, light meat dishes and even
seasonal seafood options.
AGEING ~ Ready for immediate enjoyment
and for the years to come.
Appellation : Breedekloof South Africa
Age of vines : 41 years
Root stock : Jacques
Trellis System : Bush vine
Soil Type : Longlands & Westleigh
Irrigation : Overhead irrigation
Type : hand- picked (early morning)
Yield : 0.9 – 1.5 tons
Date : March
Sugar : 22.5ºB
Whole bunch pressed and settled for 24 hours. Racked to 4th fill French oak barrels and further fermented. Thick
lees contact for about 6 months with regular ‘bâtonnage’ then racked from thick lees with sulphur added and aged in the same barrels for a further 2-3 months.
Alcohol ~ 13.37%
Residual Sugar ~ 1.36/l
Total Acid 6.46~ g/l
pH ~ 3.22