Rustenberg Stellenbosch Roussanne 2005

Complex aromas - spice, peaches, mineral. The colour is bright yellow with hints of green. The entry into the mouth is full and rich.


variety : Roussanne | 100% Roussanne
winery : Rustenberg Wines
winemaker : Adi Badenhorst
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.02 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : White   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Can keep for 5 years.

in the vineyard : Cultivar: 100% Roussanne
Situation: Simonsberg Mountain, Stellenbosch
Altitude: 250m
Distance from sea: 15km
Soil type: Oakleaf
Rootstock: R101-14
Age of vines: 6 Years
Trellising: Vertically shoot positioned
Pruning: Spur Pruning
Irrigation: Drip Irrigation

about the harvest: Harvested: end February 2005
Grape Analysis:
Acidity: 6g/l
pH: 3.3
Sugar: 24.5 Balling
Yield: 4 tons/ha

in the cellar : Chilled overnight at 10°C then destemmed and crushed. Pressed to stainless steel tanks for overnight clarification and then transferred to old oak barrels for fermentation.

Oak used: 4th fill 225L French oak casks.
Bottled: November 2005
Production: 172 cases (6x750ml)

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