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Kleine Draken Natural Sweet White 2009

Colour: Brilliant light straw.
Nose: Tropical flavours on the nose.
Palate: Good balance between sugar and acidity. Fruity with long aftertaste.

Will complement chicken and pasta dishes.

variety : Chardonnay [ 35% Chardonnay, 35% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Weisser Riesling ]
winery : Kleine Draken
winemaker : Jean van Rooyen
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 9.75 % vol  rs : 39.3 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.3 g/l  fso2 : 40 mg/l  
type : White  style : Sweet  taste : Fruity   kosher
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

about the harvest: 
Type: Handpicked
Date: 30 January, 13 & 24 February 2009
Yield: 8 tons / ha

in the cellar : The different varieties were picked and fermented separately. It was blended just before bottling to create a fruity, easy drinking natural sweet wine with a lower alcohol of 9%. The wine received a light filtration prior to bottling.

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