Van Loveren Papillon Brut NV

A Super value sparkling wine. Whiffs of peach and grass. Succulent, dry finish. A light dry blended fruity sparkling wine.

Enjoy as an aperitif or to complement oysters, shell fish or other seafood-dishes.

variety : Colombard [ 50% Colombard, 30% Chardonnay, 20% Sauvignon blanc ]
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussell Retief
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 12.0 g/l  pH : 3.2  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : Sparkling  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Maturation potential: 1 - 2 years

in the vineyard : Age of vine: 15 Years old
Soils: Sauvignon Blanc – well drained alluvial sand Colombar – well drained alluvial soil
Trellising: 4 Wire Perold system
Irrigation: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Harvesting is done by machine. Advantage of the machine it that harvesting can be done at night when the grapes are cooler and the result thereof is better quality.

in the cellar : A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Colombar. Artificial injection of carbon dioxide takes place. The wine is stored in pressure resistant tanks, filtered and bottled under pressure.

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