Steenberg Semillon Unwooded 2000

Light straw colour with a green hue. Made from ripe fruit, this complex Semillon shows ripe peach-pear aromas with a citrus zestiness that flows onto the palate. Well integrated fruit flavours create a fresh and rewarding finish.

variety : Semillon [ Semillon ]
winemaker : Nicky Versfeld
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.19  ta : 6.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

Veritas Awards 2000 - Silver
about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at sugar level of about 25ºB and crushed at 18ºC.

in the cellar : The temperature of the grapes was bought down to 14ºC through a heat exchanger. After pressing, the juice was allowed to settle clear overnight. It was then racked to a fermentation tank and inoculated with a cultured yeast strain. The juice fermented at 15ºC for 16 days.

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