Ruitersvlei Mountainside White 2005

Veritas 2005 - Bronze
Tropical fruit flavours fill the glass. Floral aromas of spring blossoms. Slightly spicy with some honey.

Enjoy with fish or salads.

variety : Colombard [ 70% Colombard, 30% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Reino Kruger
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 2.81 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.1 g/l  va : 0.35 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
in the vineyard : Appelation: Paarl
Area Planted: 90 Ha.
Age of Vines: 8 - 17 years
Rootstock: Numerous
Clone: Blend
Trellis System: Perold
Irrigation: Drip to Dry land
Vine Density: 3,000mm x 1,000mm
Soil: Malmesbury Bank
Climate: Sub Tropics - Winter rainfall

about the harvest: Type: Hand
Date: March - April 2004
Yield: 4 - 7 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Destemmed & crushed - as cool as possible
Tanks: Stainless
Fermentation: Below 12°C - 28 days
Malolactic: None
Barrel Ageing: None
Fining: Islinglass
Filtration: Yes, Sterile
Stabilisation: Protein and cold stabilize
Wood: None

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