Vansha White 2017

An upfront, tropical array of pineapple, pear and lemon rind with hints of lavender spice is complimented by a creamy midpalate with notes of white peach lingering on the finish.

Enjoy now with light summer salads, seafood and poultry dishes.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 48% Sauvignon Blanc, 32% Chenin Blanc, 20% Viognier
winery : Ridgeback Wines
winemaker : Toit Wessels
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.5 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

about the harvest: Tropical Paarl Sauvignon Blanc and low yielding Riebeek Kasteel bush vine Chenin Blanc were hand selected and reductively handled from crush to bottling.

in the cellar : pExpressive Paarl Viognier was fermented and matured in French oak for 3 months and then blended with the other two components to add complexity and depth to the wine. Fermentation in stainless steel for Chenin Blanc lasted 20 days at 13- 15C whilst the Sauvignon Blanc fermented for 23 days at 14- 16 0 C. /p pThe Viognier was allowed to ferment naturally for 3 degrees balling and was then inoculated with a commercial yeast strain to ensure a clean and complete ferment. Fermentation lasted for 8 days at 19 0 C. The wines were blended and lightly filtered prior to bottling/p

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