Goedverwacht Colombard 2001

An attractive, well-balanced, soft and crisp dry white wine with a nose reminiscent of ripe guava, typical of this fruity cultivar.


variety : Colombard | Colombard
winemaker : Jan du Toit
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 12.45 % vol  rs : 1.70 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 6.78 g/l  va : 0.65 g/l  so2 : 100 mg/l  fso2 : 47 mg/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
National Young Wine Show 2001 - South African Champion Colombar - Gold Medal
Reserve Champion White Wine Robertson Valley 2001
Wine Magazine Value Awards 2001 - Best Value Award winner in South Africa
Veritas 2001 - Silver
in the vineyard : Goedverwacht, situated in the Bonnievale Wine of Origin area which falls within the Robertson District in the Breede River Valley, is owned by vintner Jan du Toit. The Estate has approximately 100 hectares under vines, producing in the region of 11 000 liters per hectare. This is substantially lower than the capability of the vines, but Jan believes that this is part of the estates success.

Terroir: Deep, sedimentary sandy river soil.

about the harvest: Harvesting starts in mid-January and only early in the morning while it is still cool. This factor combined with climate, vine and the watchful eye of the vinter has resulted in wines winelovers love, share and talk about.

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