Backsberg Special Late Harvest 2012

Backsberg Special Late Harvest 2012

Ripe pear and sweet peach.

Ice cold, before a meal, very spicy meal companion or as a after dinner wine.

variety : Viognier [ 78% Viognier, 22% Gewürztraminer ]
winemaker : Guillaume Nell
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 11.59 % vol  rs : 64.9 g/l  pH : 3.86  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 -20 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE: Viognier from clay loam, med-high yield, 275-290m North – North East elevation Gewurztraminer from ridged sandy clay, med-low yield, 196m
VITICULTURE: 5-12 year old vineyards, 6-15t/ha

in the cellar : Very ripe picked white grapes, pressed and fermented until 12 % alcohol. The fermentation is stopped by filtration and natural sugar remains in the wine.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Gewurztraminer
Gewurztraminer
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