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Groote Post Riesling 2012
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety : Weisser Riesling
Alcohol : 11.5 %vol
pH : 3.08
RS : 19.9 g/l
Total Acid : 7.5 g/l
Appellation : Darling
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Off Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fragrant


Tasting Notes
The 2012 vintage hints at a subdued floral and fragrant nose with wafts of honeysuckle and jasmine. A fresh, spicy palate that's subtly aromatic and exotic, redolent of dried peaches and ginger. Semi-sweet and well-rounded, it continues to display the cool climate aspects of Darling.
Blend Information
100% Weisser Riesling
In The Vineyard
Vines planted: 2007
Soil: Hutton
Irrigation: Drip irrigation supplementary
Trellising: 3 wire Perold
Elevation: 250m
About The Harvest
Yield: 5t/ha
Balling Harvested: 19°
In The Cellar
De-stemmed and left on skins for 6 hours. Only free-run juice was used for the fermentation. Fermentation on stainless steel tanks. Stopped fermentation at 12g/L sugar by cooling down the wine to 5° C before preparing for bottling.

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P.O. Box 103, Darling, 7345, South Africa