Rhebokskloof Rhebok Dry White 2002

This is a fruity fresh dry white blend of Chardonnay, Weisser Riesling with a nice grassy, fruity, floral aftertaste. It is an easy drinking wine, which will accompany most light-style meals and chicken.

variety : Chardonnay [ 57% Chardonnay, 43% Weisser Riesling ]
winemaker : Daniel Langenhoven
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.1 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 6.6 g/l  so2 : 136 mg/l  fso2 : 48 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Soil type: Oakleaf
Age: The Chardonnay was planted in 1990 Weisser Riesling in 1988
Slope: The blocks are North-East facing slopes

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested on the 23rd and 31st January 2002 and 8 and 19 February 2002 at 23,8º Balling. The grapes were hand harvested into bins and transported to the cellar immediately.
Tons per hectare: 5,2 tons per hectare

in the cellar : The juice was pumped to stainless steel tanks and the skins into a press. The juice was then inoculated with yeast for fermentation. The juice was fermented dry at 12–18ºC. Thereafter it was cold stabilised and filtered and bottled.

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