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Groote Post Riesling 2012

The 2012 vintage hints at a subdued floral and fragrant nose with wafts of honeysuckle and jasmine. A fresh, spicy palate that's subtly aromatic and exotic, redolent of dried peaches and ginger. Semi-sweet and well-rounded, it continues to display the cool climate aspects of Darling.


variety : Weisser Riesling | 100% Weisser Riesling
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 19.9 g/l  pH : 3.08  ta : 7.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Off Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Vines planted: 2007
Soil: Hutton
Irrigation: Drip irrigation supplementary
Trellising: 3 wire Perold
Elevation: 250m

about the harvest: Yield: 5t/ha
Balling Harvested: 19°

in the cellar : De-stemmed and left on skins for 6 hours. Only free-run juice was used for the fermentation. Fermentation on stainless steel tanks. Stopped fermentation at 12g/L sugar by cooling down the wine to 5° C before preparing for bottling.

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