Steenberg Nebbiolo 2000

This medium bodied Nebbiolo is light plum in colour with hints of stewed prunes, spice and strawberry preserve on the nose. Firm structure and good balance between acid, tannins and fruit on the palate make this wine the ideal partner for any Italian cuisine.


variety : Nebbiolo | Nebbiolo
winemaker : Nicky Versfeld
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.47 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 5.4 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Cultivar: Nebbiolo
Soil type: Clovelly/Sterkspruit
Trellising:Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 9 years
Pruning: Spur - 2 bud
Yield: 3.5 Ton/Ha
Rootstock: 101 - 114 MGT

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at a sugar level of 23.6° Balling in February 2000.

in the cellar : The grapes were then crushed into stainless steel fermentation tanks. The grapes were inoculated with yeast and fermented at about 28°C. and bottled in April 2001. The wine was matured in 225L French oak barrels for 12 months.

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