Zonnebloem Special Late Harvest 1998

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The wine shows a perfect balance of apple, peaches, pineapple and a serious dose of botrytis. The good ripeness allowed a 44g/l residual sugar with good acidity and a fresh finish.


variety : Chenin Blanc | Chenin Blanc (Steen)
winery : Zonnebloem Wines
winemaker : Rasvan Macici
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.61 % vol  rs : 4.0 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.75 g/l  so2 : 43 mg/l  fso2 : 180 mg/l  

ageing : Drink well now, or can gain complexity from ageing.

in the cellar : After picking, the grapes are crushed and 6 hours of skin contact allowed. Pressing follows and the free juice inoculated with carefully selected yeasts and controlled fermentation.

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