Bon Courage Noble Late Harvest 2001

Veritas 2003 - Double Gold
An elegant desert wine with hints of honey and fragrances of peach and apricots with botrytis.


variety : Weisser Riesling | Rhine Riesling
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 10.5 % vol  rs : 108.6 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 12 g/l  
type : Dessert  

AWARDS
Veritas 2003 - Double Gold
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
Veritas 2002 - Gold

ageing : Excellent now and will get even better in future.

in the vineyard : Age of vineyards planted: 12 years
Soil type: Deep Hutton
Trellis: Perold

about the harvest: The grapes were handpicked on the 30th March 2000 at 38º Balling. Only botrytis infected bunches were selected.

in the cellar : Skin contact took place for 24 hours. Free running juice and must were put together in steel tanks, fermentation stopped at 20-21º Balling via filtration. Second filtration was done 3 weeks later. This wine is only produced when climatic conditions are suitable and is not a yearly production.

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