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Thelema Riesling 2017

Thelema Riesling 2017
Thelema Riesling 2017
We make this Riesling in an unwooded, off dry style. The nose shows fragrant spice and aromas of yellow fruit and lime. The palate is juicy with delicately balanced sweetness and acidity.
Technical Analysis
alc 12.5
rs 7.3
pH 3.23
ta 6.9
Wine Information
Winemaker Gyles Webb & Rudi Schultz
Variety Riesling
BlendPercent 100% Rhine Riesling
FoodSuggest An excellent aperitif. Also with salads, chicken and mildly spicy dishes.
Ageing Delicious now but will develop well over the next 10 more years.
Cellar Yeasts: WE14
Fermentation temp: 14 °C
Method: De-stalk, crush, 12 hours skin contact, pressed, settled and fermented in stainless steel tanks.
Wood maturation: None
Vineyard Root stock: R99
Soil type: Hutton – decomposed granite
Age of vines: Planted in 1984
Plant density: 3704 vines per hectare
Trellising: Vertical hedge
Pruning: 2-bud spurs every 12cm
Yield: Approximately 6.6 t/ha
Irrigation: Drip
Vintage: Cool nights throughout the growing season with dry warm days resulted in healthy grapes with smaller berries with great intensity of flavour.
body Light
style Semi Sweet
taste Fragrant
type White
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Thelema
R120.00 per bottle
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