Van Loveren Blanc de Blanc 2013

The fruity character of the Colombar, combined with the grassiness of Sauvignon Blanc creates a harmonious, delightfully quaffable wine with fruity nose and a dry palate.

An easy-drinking wine – ideal with light meals, pastas, salads, seafood an veal.

variety : Colombard | 80% Colombard, 20% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussell Retief
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 11.8 % vol  rs : 3.9 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
2010 3 stars - WINE Magazine 2010 Best Value Guide
2010 9/10 WINE Magazine 2010 Best Value Guide
2010 Silver - 2010 Veritas Awards

ageing : Maturation potential: 1 to 2 years

in the vineyard : Age of vine: 10 – 20 Years old
Soils: Well drained alluvial sandy soil
Trellising: 4 Wire Perold system
Irrigation: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Machine harvested. Night harvested at optimum ripeness.

in the cellar : Cold fermentation, unwooded. Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification, allowing the cultivars to express their individual characteristics and the soil of their origin.

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