These Waves Viognier 2015
R 250.00

These Waves Viognier 2015

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WINEMAKER:
Jacques Erasmus                       

ORIGIN:
Elgin

TERROIR / SOIL:
Glenrosa.

VINEYARD AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS:
An 1 hectare Vineyard planted on a Farm called Smarag in the beautifully Elgin area Yielded the grapes for this wine.

Elgin has a very high rainfall and with a cool summer that makes it a very special area for aromatic wine cultivars like Viognier.

WINEMAKING:
Grapes were hand-harvested in 10kg lug boxes and pre-cooled before hand sorting. The grapes were whole bunch pressed and only 400 liters per ton was drained off to settle overnight before inoculation with a special yeast strain. The fermentation took place in 3 x 400 liter French oak barrels. The wine matured for 8 months on lees.

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 14.98 % vol
TA: 5.5 g/L
RS: 4.4 g/L
pH: 3.40 g/L

APPEARANCE: 
Bright Straw in Colour

TASTING NOTE:
Forthcoming floral aromas with apricot and delegate notes of spice on the nose.  Rich creamy mouth feel with violets and some mineral aftertaste.

SERVE WITH:
Slow cooked beef Casserole or Roast Duck with an orange glace.

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TASTING NOTE

WINEMAKER:
Jacques Erasmus                       

ORIGIN:
Elgin

TERROIR / SOIL:
Glenrosa.

VINEYARD AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS:
An 1 hectare Vineyard planted on a Farm called Smarag in the beautifully Elgin area Yielded the grapes for this wine.

Elgin has a very high rainfall and with a cool summer that makes it a very special area for aromatic wine cultivars like Viognier.

WINEMAKING:
Grapes were hand-harvested in 10kg lug boxes and pre-cooled before hand sorting. The grapes were whole bunch pressed and only 400 liters per ton was drained off to settle overnight before inoculation with a special yeast strain. The fermentation took place in 3 x 400 liter French oak barrels. The wine matured for 8 months on lees.

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 14.98 % vol
TA: 5.5 g/L
RS: 4.4 g/L
pH: 3.40 g/L

APPEARANCE: 
Bright Straw in Colour

TASTING NOTE:
Forthcoming floral aromas with apricot and delegate notes of spice on the nose.  Rich creamy mouth feel with violets and some mineral aftertaste.

SERVE WITH:
Slow cooked beef Casserole or Roast Duck with an orange glace.

DOWNLOAD TASTING NOTE