Org de Rac La Verne Méthode Cap Classique Blanc de Blancs Brut 2011

Harvested  early in the season to preserve the natural acidity and delicate fruity flavours of the Chardonnay grapes, this elegant Blanc de Blancs presents a whiff of green apple and citrus on the nose. Seductive hints of subtle biscuit creates a lively multi-layered taste. 

Smoked salmon toasts and oysters.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Gilmar Boshoff
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 6.0 g/l  pH : 3.32  ta : 7.4 g/l  so2 : 89 mg/l  fso2 : 5 mg/l  
type : Cap_Classique  style : Off Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Organically farmed, trellised with drip irrigation with different cover crops and organic mulching to stimulate healthy soil microbic activity. Strict pruning and green leaf management, essential for pest control and optimal ripening of the fruit. Tasted frequently by the winemaker and viticulturist to determine optimal ripeness.

about the harvest: Yield per Ha: 7 ton/ha

in the cellar : Second fermentation took place in the bottle and the wine spent 2 years on the lees in the bottle before degorgement.