Uitkyk Riesling 1998

Pale straw in colour with a delightful, fruity nose which follows through on the palate. Elegant, crisp and dry. Ideal with seafood, delicately flavoured poultry dishes and summer soups, pasta and salads.

variety : Riesling [ Riesling ]
winery : Uitkyk Estate
winemaker : Theo Brink
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.1 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 5.6  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : The Riesling grapes came from the Boesmansrug and Perskekop vineyards, planted between 1976 and 1987 in deep, red decomposed granite. The vines are trellised.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked by hand at 21° Balling on February 28.

in the cellar : The yield was 7 tons per hectare. In the cellar the juice received 4 hours skin contact and fermented cold at 15° C for 11 days.

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