Two Oceans Pinot Grigio 2013

Colour: Brilliant with green tinges.
Bouquet: Upfront fruit flavours including dried peach and apricot as well as a hint of litchi.
Taste: A crisp wine with a touch of fruit and a fresh, lingering finish.

An ideal sipping wine for a warm day, excellent served with light salads and cold meats.

variety : Pinot Gris | 100% Pinot Gris
winery : Two Oceans Wines
winemaker : Pieter Badenhorst
wine of origin : Bonnievale
analysis : alc : 12.20 % vol  rs : 6.10 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 6.60 g/l  va : 0.40 g/l  
type : White  style : Off Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
2013 International Wine and Spirit Competition - Silver
in the vineyard : Background
At the southern tip of Africa, along the brooding, craggy coastline of the southern Cape, two mighty but opposing oceans meet - the one cold, the other, warm. The impact is immense. It affects the climate, the coastline and areas inland, and the influence on the vineyards of the Western Cape is significant.

The Atlantic Ocean that flows along the west coast of Africa is fed by the icy Benguela current from the South Pole. The Indian Ocean is fed by the Agulhas current coming from the tropics. Their connection, amidst crashing waves and soaring spray, creates a unique set of conditions.

Whether along the coast or further inland, the presence of the oceans is never far away. Cooling sea breezes and mists can lower temperatures during the lead-up to the harvest, slowing down ripening. Grapes aren't hurried but develop in their own time with flavours that are balanced, intense and plentiful.

You can taste it in Two Oceans wines: fresh, delicious and full of life.

Two Oceans takes its responsibility to the environment very seriously. All wines are made from IPW-accredited vines, farmed according to eco-sustainable principles. They also carry the fully traceable sustainability seal that guarantees production integrity every step of the way from the vineyards to the final pack, be it bottle or box. Bottled wines are sold exclusively in light-weight, fully recyclable 410 gram bottles, while labels, inks and adhesives are all biodegradable.

The Vineyards
The grapes were sourced from vineyards predominantly situated in the Breede River Valley. The vines are grafted onto nematode-resistant Richter 99 rootstocks and grow in soils originating from decomposed granite. The vines are trellised on a four-wire system and received supplementary irrigation during the growing season. The crop was limited to 7 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested during February at 20.5° to 21.5° Balling.

in the cellar : No skin contact was allowed. The juice was clarified and fermented with a pure yeast culture. After fermentation the wine was blended, stabilised and bottled.

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