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White 2020 4-for-3 Special

R3,510.00

Buy 3 cases (6), and get a 4th case free.

An elegant, naturally made Swartland white blend of Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, and Grenache Blanc made with minimum intervention. Golden yellow in colour, with subtle aromas of white peach and dried pineapple, followed by hints of almond on a lingering finish.

Certified Organic by LACON GmbH ZA-BIO-134

Blend: Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc

An elegant, naturally made Swartland white blend with minimum intervention. Golden yellow in colour, with subtle aromas of white peach and dried pineapple followed by hints of almond on a lingering finish.

Description

Blend information

49% Viognier, 36% Chenin Blanc, 8% Roussanne, 7% Grenache Blanc – made from certified organic grapes

Tasting notes

An elegant, naturally made Swartland white blend with minimum intervention. Golden yellow in colour, with subtle aromas of white peach and dried pineapple followed by hints of almond on a lingering finish..

Food suggestions

Full flavoured dishes such as tuna carpaccio, grilled line fish with cordiander, lime, and ginger. Chicken with citrus and chilli, or Thai green curry.

Vineyard: 27 Hectares
Viticulture: Dry land and Organic (certified 2012)
Vintage Production:2500 L (3300 bottles)
Yields: 4 tons per Hectare
Soils: Glenrosa and Oakleaf
Trellis: Perold 5 wires

Vinification

Managed by individual vineyard blocks, grapes are hand picked according to cultivar’s phenolic ripeness.

Natural fermentation with frequent punch down according to SIP guidelines.

Malolactic fermentation in stainless-steel tank and old French wood, 6-8 months of of maturation of individual varietals, and another 2-3 months after blending.

Minimal addition of SO2 and no other additives in accordance with EU and NOP organic standard.

Ageing potential

The wine is drinking well now and will continue to improve in the bottle for 3 years or more..

Wine Analysis

Alcohol RS TA pH FSO2 TSO2
12.0% 2.9 g/l 6.2 g/l 3.19 11 mg/l 40 mg/l