Cloud Fall 2009- Sold Out

Cloud Fall 2009- Sold Out

SOURCE:
The grapes for this years blend were sourced from Haut Espoir and neighboring Franschhoek farms.
WEATHER:
Prior to ripening, the conditions were cool and dry, leading to the development of excellent flavours on the vine.
HARVESTING:
The grapes were hand harvested in the coolness of early morning on various dates from February to April, and transported back to the cellar under cold conditions to retain freshness.
CULTIVARS:
34% Semillon; 33% Viognier; 6% Chardonnay; 26% Nouvelle; 1% Sav Blanc
VINIFICATION:
A total of 5 cultivars were used in this blend, using a combination of French and Hungarian Oak Barrels, as well as tank fermentation. Kept separate for 18 months until final blending, it can be enjoyed now or aged further for a few years.
TASTING NOTES:
Floral notes of peaches and apricots are full and upfront. The pallete is smooth yet spicy. A mixture of tropical fruit such as ripe melon and ginger root is present on the finish.
FOOD ACCOMPANIMENT:
This Blend may be enjoyed with a wide variety of occasions and cuisines.
TECHNICAL ANAYSIS:
pH 3.8
Alcohol 13.5%
Total acid 5.2 g/l
Residual Sugar 3.5g/l
PRODUCTION:
3 800 Bottles
WINEMAKER:
Nikey van Zyl
Share
Buy Now

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply