Ruitersvlei Paarl Riesling 2000

Unusual and striking, complex with warm hay, earth/thatch aromas, hint of vanilla, peach and dried fruit in ripe, full palate. To be enjoyed with Salads, Seafood and light meals.

variety : Weisser Riesling [ Rhine Riesling ]
winemaker : Dominique Waso
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 5.4 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drinkable now.

about the harvest: 50% Bush vines were used, the grapes were picked at 22.5ºB. Harvest Date: 23/02/2000

in the cellar : Yeast: NT 116, Lalvin was used, left in static fermenters on skins for 3 hours. Only free run juice was used and fermented for 15 days at 14ºC. Left on lees for 30 days. Settled overnight - racked and stabilised.

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Weisser Riesling
Cape Riesling