Swartland Bukettraube 2006

Strong muscat supported by full, typically rich Bukettraube flavours. The honey-grape natural sweet taste mingles pleasantly with the bouquet. Serve chilled.

variety : Bukettraube [ Bukettraube ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 10.65 % vol  rs : 23.7 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 6.26 g/l  so2 : 143 mg/l  fso2 : 39 mg/l  
type : White  style : Sweet  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Soil: Grown on selected patches of deep, red soils with good moist retention possibilities to ripen the grapes without any moist stress on the vines.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: Low yield of between 7 and 8 ton/ha from unirrigated bush vine. Hand harvested at optimum ripeness as determined by tasting and by the sugar/acid ratio of the grapes.

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