Vergelegen Semillon Noble Late Harvest 2000

Very pale colour with hints of citrus, apricots and peaches. The wine is feminine and elegant with no cloying sweetness and a very refreshing citrusy acidity.


variety : Semillon | Semillon
winery : Vergelegen Wines
winemaker : Andre van Rensberg
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.25 % vol  rs : 125 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 7.8 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now or over the next ten years.

in the vineyard : Selected from Vergelegen’s low yielding Korhaan vineyards, all dry land farming.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked with fully developed botrytis at two different stages, 57° balling and 34° balling.

in the cellar : The grapes were then whole bunch pressed and settled with beta-gluconex enzymes at 10°C for 7 days. The clarified juice was racked into a clean tank and fermented with WE 14 yeast at 20°C for 32 days.

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