Bon Courage Cape Riesling 2006

This off-dry wine features a delicate hint of fruit and a touch of sugar to give it a softer taste. It is an every-day drinking wine, pleasantly balanced and disciplined for youthful enjoyment.

Cape Riesling is excellent with salads, chicken casseroles and pastas.

variety : Cape Riesling | 100% Cape Riesling
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 9.7 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : White  style : Off Dry  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink within a year.

in the vineyard : Age of vineyards planted: 16 years

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 21º Balling in the early morning hours.
Yield: 15 tons per hectare

in the cellar : These cold grapes had skin contact for 6 hours. A fruity yeast was inoculated to free running juice. Fermentation was stopped at 8 g/l. The residual sugar balances the natural acids in the wine.

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