J.C le Roux La Vallee 1998

The wine has a soft, golden colour. On the nose it has fruity aromas and dominant lime flavours. On the palate it displays a complex combination of strong fruity flavours with delightful yeasty undertones. It is rich and full with a slight sweetness. The elegant packaging, in golden autumn colours, reflects the flavour of the wine and the character of a rich and full sparkling wine. La Vallée, an image of the beautiful valley in which the House of J.C. Le Roux is situated, is an innovative addition to the existing range of J.C. Le Roux Sparkling Wines.


variety : Pinot Gris | Pinot Gris
winery : JC Le Roux
winemaker : Melanie van der Merwe
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.15 % vol  rs : 31.9 g/l  pH : 3.24  ta : 6.7 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2000 - Silver
Veritas 2001 - Silver
Veritas 2002 - Bronze
in the cellar : The House of J.C. Le Roux proudly presents a new Cap Classique Sparkling Wine - J.C. Le Roux La Vallée. J.C. Le Roux La Vallée is the first sparkling wine in South Africa with a flavourful, fruity and slightly sweet character made according to the Méthode Cap Classique. The wine was made with Pinot Gris grapes. According to winemaker Melanie van der Merwe, this varietal is perfectly suited to making sparkling wine.

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