Heritage Series Bianco di Stellenbosch Pinot Grigio 2015

Pale, straw-yellow in colour with an aromatic nose. Fresh, floral notes of white pear, green melon and pineapple develop into a well-structured, textured mid-palate which makes this an exceptional example of Pinot Grigio.

A perfect wine for aperitivo and seafood.

variety :  | 100% Pinot Grigio
winery : Idiom Wines
winemaker : .
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.18  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Soils Granite/Tukulu (decomposed granite)/Table Mountain Sandstone
Trellising Vertical Shoot Positioning
Irrigation Drip
Predominant wind SE Summer/NW Winter

about the harvest: Balling at picking: 24.3° B

in the cellar : The grapes went into cold storage overnight before being de-stemmed and crushed straight into the press. The free run and first press juice was kept separate from the heavy pressed juice. After 2 days of settling at between 11 - 14° C, the juice was racked of its lees and inoculated with a carefully selected cultivated yeast. Fermentation took place at 14° C for 3 weeks. The wine was thereafter, lightly fined and filtered before being bottled.

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