Van Loveren Blanc de Noir Shiraz 2013

This dry Blanc de Noir has a lovely coral pink colour with soft red berries on the nose and a fresh finish. A dry, easy-drinking Blanc de Noir.

Delightful summer wine, ideal with light meals, salads, shellfish and pasta dishes.

variety : Shiraz | 100% Shiraz
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussel Retief
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 12.46 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.72  ta : 4.6 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Maturation potential: 12 - 18 months

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 14 Years old
Soils: Limestone
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 fermented with 30 minutes skin contact. Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification allows each cultivar to express their individual characteristics and the soil of their origin.