Bon Courage Noble Late Harvest 2001

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


variety : Weisser Riesling | Rhine Riesling
winery : 
winemaker : Jacques Bruwer
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 10.5 % vol  rs : 108.6 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 12.0 g/l  
type : White  

AWARDS
Veritas 2003 - Double Gold

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

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

about the harvest: The grapes were handpicked at 38º Balling. Only botrytis infected bunches were selected.
Yield: 6 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Skin contact took place for 24 hours. Free running juice and press must were put together in steel tanks, fermentation stopped at 20-21º Balling via filtration. Fermentation took 3-5 weeks. 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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