Groote Post Riesling 2019

Groote Post Riesling 2019

This vintage displays stone fruit and jasmine fragrances on the nose. The wine has a lingering acidity that is well balanced by natural residual sugar on the palate.


variety : Weisser Riesling [ 100% Weisser Riesling ]
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 9.7 g/l  pH : 3.11  ta : 7.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Off Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

2018 Platter's South African Wine Guide - 4 stars
2017 Vitis Vinifera - Gold
2017 Veritas Awards - Bronze
2018 Tim Atkin Master of  Wine  - Medals of excellence - 93

in the vineyard : Vines planted: 2007
Soil: Hutton
Yield: 7 t-ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 7 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 250m

about the harvest: The weather was moderate throughout the ripening season. This led to much even ripening of the grapes. Therefore we could harvest at optimal ripeness

in the cellar : The grapes were destemmed and only the free-run juice was used. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks for 14 days where after fermentation was stopped by cooling the juice to 6˚C. The wine spent 2 months on the lees with occasional stirring.

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