Rickety Bridge Paulina's Reserve Semillon 2014 - SOLD OUT

Rickety Bridge Paulina's Reserve Semillon 2014 - SOLD OUT

Lime and red apple aromas are layered with nutty nuances. A full, rich palate of honey and citrus is perfectly balanced with subtle sweetness and a delightful lingering creamy finish.

Red Thai chicken curry, roast pork, seafood, shellfish, roast chicken, Paella. A very versatile variety which can be paired with many dishes. Serving Temp: 8° - 12° C.

variety : Semillon [ 100% Semillon ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 14.09 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


Paulina’s Reserve Semillon 2012: 91 Points – Tim Atkin MW Report 2015

ageing : 

Ready for your enjoyment, the wine has great ageing potential for up to at least 10 years from harvest.

in the vineyard : 

Grapes come from 23 year old vines grown in sandy Tukulu soils on the banks of the Franschhoek river.

about the harvest: 

Extremely low yielding at 4.5 tonnes/ha.

Rickety Bridge Semillon grapes were hand harvested on 20 February 2009 at 23ºB into small crates.

in the cellar : 

Fermentation took place in the small French oak barrels, 20% new and 80% older barrels using a naturally occurring yeast. The must was fermented between 14° - 17˚ C and the lees was stirred up daily for three months and then twice every week for the next 7 months thereafter. Sulphur dioxide was added only after 9 months, just before bottling.

Total Produced: 360 x 6

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