Boland Riesling 2003

The early settlers made a mistake when they called this variety Riesling, which is in fact Cruchen blanc. It later came to be known as Cape Riesling or SA Riesling. Despite the problem of having an identity crisis, these grapes produce an elegant dry wine with finely balanced flavours of fresh hay and apple, which follows through on the palate.


variety : Riesling | Riesling
winery : Boland Kelder
winemaker : Altus le Roux & Team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 3.5 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.3 g/l  va : 0.37 g/l  so2 : 156 mg/l  fso2 : 57 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Wine-of-the-month club
Riesling 1999: Best SA Riesling
in the cellar : The grapes are pre-cooled and removed from the skins. The juice is settled and the free-run portion is cold fermented. After fermenting dry, the wine is left on its lees for six weeks. The wine is blended and matured under cool conditions.

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