Cederberg Bukettraube 2014

Cederberg Bukettraube 2014

A rare cultivar with 77 hectares remaining left in the world.Cederberg Bukettraube is an explosion of aroma and flavour. It has prominent muscat flavours with apricot and floral notes on the nose.A well balanced wine with a delicate sweetness and a crisp acidity.

Enjoyed as an aperitif; partner to spicy fusion foods – not hot; sweet Cape curries, or goose liver and baked fruits.

variety : Bukettraube [ 100% Bukettraube ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : Cederberg
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 25.0 g/l  pH : 3.20  ta : 7.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Semi Sweet  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS


Sommelier Wine Awards 2015: New World: Other White varietals & Blends - Silver - 2014 Vintage
Robert Parker’14: 89 points – 2013 vintage
Tim Atkin’14: 90 points – 2013 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards’13: Silver
Veritas’12: Silver – 2012 vintage
Veritas’11: Silver – 2011 vintage

ageing : Optimum drinking time: 1 - 3 years after release.

in the vineyard : Facing: South-west
Soil type: Glenrosa & Sandstone
Age of vines: 19 years
Vineyard area: 6.5ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigation: Supplementary
Clone: BT5A (NIWW) on Ramsey.

about the harvest: Degree Balling at Harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 23° - 24.5° Balling.
Yield per hectare: 9t/ha
Harvest Date: 17 – 28 March 2014

in the cellar : Reductive style, cold crush 8ºC, Skin contact for 8 hours, light pressing Settle for 2 days at 10ºC, Fermentation for 49 days at 14ºC with selected yeast strains, Fermentation is stopped leaving natural residual sugar of 25 g/l

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