Welmoed Heritage Viognier 2012

Pale, straw colour. Lively tropical aromas of peach blossoms and lime with a floral and perfumy undertones. Palate is elegantly balancewith a smooth but yet fresh acidity. Fresh, medium bodied and vibrant wine with lingering lime finish.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Serve with tuna sashimi, Kingklip, or a variety of chicken dishes.

variety : Viognier [ 100% Viognier ]
winery : Welmoed Winery
winemaker : Stefan Smit
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.41  ta : 6.40 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Enjoy now or within the next two years.

in the vineyard : Grapes sourced from the Stellenbosch and Rawsonville regions. Selection of premium vineyard blocks prior to the harvest season. Vines are all trellised on five-wire hedge system.

about the harvest: Fruit is harvested at 21° - 23° balling.

in the cellar : A short time of skin contact and two days of settling is allowed before the start or primary fermentation. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tank between 13° - 15° C, with no wood treatment. No malolactic fermentation is allowed.

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