South Africa

Swartland WC Granite Rock Blend White (2018)

Product Information

Country: South Africa

Area: South Africa/Swartland

Wine style: White

Varietal: Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Grenache blanc

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 13

Producer: Swartland Winery

Serving Temperature(℃): 8-10

Size: 750ml

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Description

Tasting Note: Crisp and fresh with aromas of tropical fruits, hints of ripe green figs and a subtle mineral undertone. Well-balanced with a rounded mouthfeel with peach and passion fruit flavours that linger on the finish.

Food Matching: Great aperitif on its own or perfect with grilled seafood, Thai food and tomato salads.

Grape Variety: Chenin Blanc 49%, Chardonnay 20%, Roussanne 10%, Viognier 9%, Marsanne 6%, Grenache Blanc 6%.

Terroir/Vinification

Soil: Granite soils & shale.

Vinification: Grapes were harvested by hand in the early hours of the morning, destalked and crushed. The grapes were cooled and pumped into separators and then pressed to separate the juice from the skins. Cold fermentation at 12°C took place in stainless steel tanks lasting 2 - 10 weeks before stabilizing, filtering, blending and bottling.

Ageing: 6 months, 2nd & 3rd fill French oak barrels.

Acidity: 5.7.
pH: 3.44.
Residual sugar: 3.0.