Van Loveren Special Late Harvest - Gewurztraminer 2013

A full-bodied, semi-sweet wine with fine rose petals and exotic spices on the palate. Opulent lingering finish.

An ideal dessert wine or aperitif on summer days. Great with spicy foods, as well as with fruit.

variety : Gewurztraminer | 100% Gewurztraminer
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussell Retief
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 11.75 % vol  rs : 46.3 g/l  pH : 3.03  ta : 7.4 g/l  
type : Dessert  style : Semi Sweet  body : Full  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

2011 John Platter Guide - 3 Stars
2010 WINE Magazine Best Value Guide - 8/10
2010 Veritas Awards - Silver

ageing : Maturation potential: 2 to 3 years

in the vineyard : Age of vine: 15 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 fermentation stopped at 51g/l sugar. Minimal intervention in the natural process of vinification allows each cultivar to express their individual characteristics and the soil of their origin.

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