Blaauwklippen Vineyard Selection White Zinfandel 2008

A juicy mouthful of wine brings in gorgeous flavours of baked apples and pear drops. Full-bodied and pairs well with food, leaving a lingering taste of candied fruit.

Chicken, Veal, Seafood, Cold Meats, Fresh Cheese & Brie. Drinking Temperature: 12°C

variety : Zinfandel [ 100% Zinfandel ]
winemaker : Rolf Zeitvogel with Albert Basson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.22 % vol  rs : 4.5 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

2012 San Francisco International Wine Competition - Silver Medal

ageing : 3 - 5 years

in the vineyard : Blaauwklippen are pioneers in this variety in South Africa, and the 15 year old vineyards have produced a wine structure and finesse.
Irrigation: Drip
Slope: East
Density: 2.5 x 1.4
Soil: Hutton
Trellising: Triple Perold

in the cellar : This Zinfandel Blanc de Noire, with its rich old gold colour was made from whole bunch pressed grapes.
Fermentation: Slow, cold fermentation
Maturation: Matured on fine lees
Bottle Type: 438 Claret Dark Green

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