Riebeek Cellars Pieter Cruythoff Brut NV

Riebeek Cellars Pieter Cruythoff Brut NV

This bubbly is extra dry but maintains a complex, fruity nose of tropical fruit and biscuit flavours. Crisp acid ensures a fresh, clean and very drinkable sparkling wine.

Enjoy well-chilled to celebrate any occasion and pair perfectly with lighter meals like pasta, salmon and salads.

variety : Chardonnay | 66% Chardonnay, 34%Pinot Noir
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 10.5 % vol  rs : 12.0 g/l  pH : 3.04  ta : 6.68 g/l  
type : Sparkling  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : "Wine of Origin": Swartland
Cellar: Riebeek Wine Cellar, Riebeek Kasteel
Viticulturist: Hanno van Schalkwyk
Vineyard: Supplementary irrigation

about the harvest: Early in February at an average of 19° Balling.
Production: 10 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : 500 litre / ton Free run juice was used. Fermented with selected yeast and left on the fermentation lees for 6 months before stabilization and bottling. Malolactic fementation racked without SO2, matured on fine lees for at least a year, stabilised and bottled , portion MCC rest for PC Brut

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale