Bon Courage Cap Classique Jacques Bruere Brut Reserve 2000

2007 International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
2000 Vintage - Winner of the WINE magazine Amorim Cork Cap Classique Challenge in 2004
This elegant wine has a lingering crispy, bone-dry finish and a fresh nose with strong yeastiness and lemon scent, typical of the Chardonnay.

Drink as a delicious aperitif and with oysters and other seafoods.

variety : Pinot Noir | 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 7.6 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 11.12 g/l  
type : Sparkling  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
2000 Vintage - Winner of the WINE magazine Amorim Cork Cap Classique Challenge in 2004
2000 Vintage - 2007 International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
2002 Vintage - Wine Magazine Cap Classique Challenge 2004 - Winner
2002 Vintage - Top 5 of Diners Club 2004
2002 Vintage - Classic Wine Trophy Show 2004 - Winner of the Cap Classique Trophy
2002 Vintage - 4 star rating in John Platter
2000 Vintage -International Wine Challenge 2005 - Seal of Approval

ageing : Drink now, will improve within a few years.

in the vineyard : Age of vineyards planted: 8 - 9 years

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 18-20º Balling.
Yield: 12 - 15 tons Chardonnay, 8 tons Pinot Noir

in the cellar : Length of fermentation: 3 weeks cool fermentation
First fermentation: Yeast - D47 French Imported, 10% Chardonnay barrel fermented and kept on the lees for 8 months.
Second fermentation: Yeast - Pryss de Mousse. Wine fermented in the bottle for 18 months.
Base Wine: Total Acid: 11 g/l
Residual sugar: 1.9 g/l
Ph: 2.9

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