Rickety Bridge Blanc de Blancs MCC

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R1082 for 6 bottles

R180 per bottle

Lively, fine mousse. Bright and zesty citrus aromas tinged with brioche nuances. Refreshing flavours of green apple and limestone on the palate. These delightful flavours combine seamlessly with classic richness and finely balanced acidity.

Delightful on its own or for special occasions - paired with salmon, prawns, sushi, oysters, crayfish or steamed fish.

variety : Chardonnay | 100% Chardonnay
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 5.1 g/l  pH : 3.3  ta : 7.8 g/l  
type : Cap_Classique  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Rickety Bridge Blanc de Blanc 2009 - Best vintage Blanc de Blancs - Amorim Cap Classique Challenge 2013

ageing : This wine has good aging potential but is ready to be enjoyed.

in the vineyard : All the Chardonnay grapes used to make this Méthode Cap Classique were grown in Franschhoek on the Sandstone slopes of the Franschhoek Mountain. These vineyards are extremely low yielding at 4.5 -6 tonnes / ha.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested in early January 2012 between 18.5˚ - 19.5˚ Balling into small crates and carefully transported to the cellar.

in the cellar : Fermentation of 10% off the blend took place in older small French oak barrels and the rest in stainless steel tanks, using a noble yeast namely CE 1118. The must was fermented between 14 - 17˚C and the lees was stirred up daily for three months and then twice every week for three months thereafter. A total of six months barrel maturation before being blended for bottling. The wine 18 months on the lees during and after second fermentation before it was degorged.

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