Goue Vallei Vin Doux Sparkling Wine

Swiss International Air Lines Awards 2004 - Seal of Approval

Veritas 2001 - Bronze


A most popular sweet white sparkling wine, powerfully perfumed and full of voluptuous ripe sweetness.


variety : Chenin Blanc | 70% Chenin Blanc, 30% Muscat de Frontignan
winery : 
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Olifantsrivier
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 65.0 g/l  pH : 3.18  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Sparkling  

AWARDS
Swiss International Air Lines Awards 2004 - Seal of Approval
Veritas 2001 - Bronze
in the vineyard : These quality grapes were grown on the cool north-facing slopes of the Cedarberg and the Olifants River Mountain ranges which surrounded the Olifants River Valley. Most of these vineyards border on the snow line.

about the harvest: In the southern hemisphere summer lasts from December until the end of February. The Muscat dFrontignan grapes are harvested very early in January while Chenin Blanc grapes were harvested from late January to early February.

in the cellar : A blend of 70% Chenin Blanc and 30% Muscat dFrontignan. Cool crushed grapes underwent a three hour skin contact in static drainers before being fermented under controlled conditions at 15°C.

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Chenin Blanc