Backsberg Family Reserve White 2009

Backsberg Family Reserve White 2009

A wonderful medley of apricot, peach and aniseed aromas combined with vanilla and creamy aftertaste.

This extra-ordinary blend goes extremely well with game fish, Asian fusion and mild cheeses.

variety : Chardonnay [ 55% Chardonnay, 40% Roussanne, 5% Viognier ]
winemaker : Guillaume Nell
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.72 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 3 - 5 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
VINIFICATION: Produced from the finest grapes with extreme care, blending only the best parcels from different varieties. Produced only in exceptional years and kept on the lees during the entire ageing.

in the cellar : Produced from the finest grapes with extreme care, blending only the best parcels from different varieties. Produced only in exceptional years and kept on the lees during the entire ageing.

Wooded - 95% barrel matured for 8 months (55% new French oak)

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Blend - White
Blend - White
Blend - White
Roussanne
Chardonnay