The Pilgrimage Semillon 2018

The Pilgrimage Semillon 2018

Initial freshness on the nose that opens up to a complex citrus and zesty lime with underlying floral aromas. A full, rich palate of honey, nougat and citrus is perfectly balanced with caramel sweetness and a lingering finish.

Will pair with dishes such as; Breyani, chicken curry, roast pork, seafood, shellfish, roast chicken & Paella. A versatile wine which can be paired with
many dishes.

variety : Semillon [ 100% Semillon ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 12.31 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Accessible and can age until 2031.

in the vineyard : Vineyards planted in 1905 and grown in granite soils in the Franschhoek Valley.

about the harvest: Extremely low yield, averaging at 3 tonnes / ha.

in the cellar : Grapes were whole-bunch pressed and the natural fermentation took place in Austrian Foudre and Italian concrete. The must was fermented between 14 - 17˚C and the lees was stirred up daily for two months and then once every month for the next 8 months thereafter. Sulphur was added only at bottling. Barrel maturation took place for 10 months.

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