Kleine Draken Vin Doux Sweet Sparkling NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 8.0 %vol
pH - 3.61
RS - 62 g/l
Total Acid - 4.9 g/l
Free SO2 - 38 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - Sparkling
Style - Sweet
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Colour: Light straw.
Nose: Tropical flavours.
Palate: A good balance between the sugar and acidity of the wine. Fruity sparkling wine.

Blend Information

50% Sauvignon Blanc, 50% Riesling

Food Suggestions

Will complement any celebration. Le Chaim!

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Handpicked
Date: 3 February & 11 March 2014
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

The different varieties were picked and fermented separately. The wine was then blended to create this fruity white wine. The wine was carbonated to create this sparkling wine.


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Kleine Draken Vin Doux Sweet Sparkling NV Jean van Rooyen Sauvignon Blanc

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