Van Loveren Papillon Demi-Sec NV

Delightful fruity sparkling wine with turkish delight aromas and light floral tones.

Compliments sweeter dishes; chocolate desserts and spicy Eastern cuisine.

variety : n/a | 100% White Muscadel
winery : Van Loveren
winemaker : Bussel Retief
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 36.0 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : Sparkling  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Maturation potential: This vintage has a maturation potential of one to three years

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 15 Years old
Soils: White Muscadel – well drained alluvial sand / stone
Trellising: 4 Wire Perold system
Irrigation: Drip irrigation controlled by a computer system through meters and tensiometers.

about the harvest: Harvesting is done by hand & machine. Advantage of the machine is that harvesting can be done at night when the grapes are cooler and the result thereof is better quality.

in the cellar : Artificial injection of carbon dioxide takes place. The wine is stored in pressure resistant tanks, filtered and bottled under pressure.

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