Kleine Draken Bouquet Blanc NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Neil Schnoor
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.28 %vol
pH - 3.69
RS - 1.5 g/l
Total Acid - 5.0 g/l
Free SO2 - 11 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Tasting Notes

This product line has been discontinued since 01 May 2008.
Colour: Bright straw with a slight green hue.
Nose: Floral and tropical fruit
Palate: Crisp and dry with a well rounded fruity mid-palate and clean varietal finish.

Blend Information

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions

Ideal accompaniment to seafoods, light pasta and poultry dishes.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Alluvial Sand & Loam

About The Harvest

Type: Hand picked
Date: 2 - 3 February 2005
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

After destalking and crushing the mash was cooled to 16°C and then pressed in a membrane press at ± 1 bar in a membrane press, and with the aid of pectolytic enzyme, the juice was settle overnight. The clean juice was then flash pasteurised prior to being inoculated with a specially chosen yeast strain. After fermenting at 15°C the wine was stabilised and filtered prior to bottling in June.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kleine Draken Bouquet Blanc NV Neil Schnoor Sauvignon Blanc
Kleine Draken Bouquet Blanc 2004 Neil Schnoor Sauvignon Blanc

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