Oranjerivier Blanc de Noir 1999

Off-dry wine made from Ruby Cabernet. Light bodied wine ideal for summer consumption. Clear and bright, salmon colour. Light bodied mouth feel, short aftertaste.


variety : Ruby Cabernet | Blanc de Noir
winemaker : Team
wine of origin : Orange River
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 24.5 g/l  pH : 3.74  ta : 4.9 g/l  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 1 - 2 years

in the cellar : Climate:
High summer temperatures, summer rainfall area.

Viticulture:
Mostly old vines - the area stretches across 300km. Hot long summers contribute to resultant high sugars.

Vinification:
Grapes were harvested at a ripeness of 23ºB. For the typical onionskin colour, half an hour skin contact was allowed. Sterile filtration takes place at 1,5ºB. The wine is not matured and is marketed as a young wine.

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