Rooiberg Rhine Riesling 2002

Made from grapes of the noble German Rhine Riesling cultivar, this is an off-dry wine full of spice and fruit. It has a lovely penetrating flavour that will develop into terpene-spicy complexity after two to three years in the bottle.


variety : Weisser Riesling | Rhine Riesling
winery : Rooiberg Winery
winemaker : Andre van Dyk
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 11.0 % vol  rs : 11.6 g/l  pH : 3.25  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 2 years

in the cellar : From the cooler Vinkrivier region. The grapes are known to transmit the characteristics of a vineyard without losing its inimitable style. Harvested in the early morning, slight skin contact cool fermented, racked of lees, filtered and bottled.

Awards :
1994 S.A.N.W. Silver Medal
1994 Veritas Gold Medal (1994 Vintage)
1994 Veritas Silver Medal (1993 Vintage)
1996 Veritas Double Gold Medal (1994 Vintage)
1996 Robertson Young Wine Show Class Winner
1997 Veritas Silver Medal (1996 Vintage)
1997 S.A.N.W. Silver Medal

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