Kleine Draken Natural Sweet White NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety - Riesling
Alcohol - 9.0 %vol
pH - 3.6
RS - 55 g/l
Total Acid - 4.8 g/l
Free SO2 - 40 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Sweet
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Colour: Brilliant light straw.
Nose: Tropical flavours on the nose.
Palate: Good balance between sugar and acidity. Fruity with a long aftertaste.

Blend Information

90% Riesling, 10% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions

Will complement chicken and pasta dishes.

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: 6 & 11 March 2014
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

The juice was left to clarify and then yeast was added. After a cold fermentation the wine was stabilized and received a light filtration prior to bottling.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet White NV Jean van Rooyen Riesling
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet White 2010 Jean van Rooyen Sauvignon Blanc
Kleine Draken Natural Sweet White 2009 Jean van Rooyen Chardonnay

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