Roodezandt Balthazar Classic 1998

The Balthzar Classic was made in honour of Mr. Baltus Kloppers (a board member of Roodezandt) who served as the chairman for 24 years.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Roodezandt Wines
winemaker : Christie Steytler/Hugo Lambrechts
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 12.36 % vol  rs : 2.14 g/l  pH : 3.79  ta : 5.56 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Balthazar Classic can be laid down for up to ±10 years.

in the cellar : Grapes were harvested on the 26 February 1998. Skin contact 4 days fermentation was nearly completed on the skins before pressing. Free run and pressed juice together. Malo-lactic fermentation was completed after alcoholic fermentation. Wine was put into french barrels for 12 months. Wine was bottled without cold stabilisation and also with the minimum filtration before bottling.

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