Compagniesdrift Muscat 2017 - DISCONTINUED

Pale in colour with a vivid green hue. Pronounced muscat aromas on the nose, ripe tropical fruit, rose water and muscat spice makes for an enticing bouquet. On the palate the wine is fresh, with opulent fruit flavours, full mid palate balanced by limey acidity and with a long finish.

Grilled fish, white and red meat.

variety : Muscat dAlexandrie [ Muscat ]
winery : Compagniesdrift
winemaker : Chris Williams
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.32  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Keep for up to 3 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Planted on well drained Glenrosa and Oakleaf soils in southern Stellenbosch, these vineyards benefit from cool breezes emanating from False Bay, preserving the fresh muscat fruit.

about the harvest: Hand picked. Partial whole bunch pressing and static settling overnight.

in the cellar : Transferred to stainless steel tanks for fermentation. After fermentation, the wine was given a racking to remove heavy lees and returned to tank for ageing on lees. Bottled after 6 months on lees.

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Muscat dAlexandrie