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Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone White 2018

R116.00

(R696.00 for 6 x 750ml)

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All 5 varietals contribute to this complete and well balanced wine. Elegant with spring blossoms, restrained peach, mango and stone fruit on the nose. Subtle hints of oak spice and a refined fruit expression. A rich and well-structured wine that finishes with elegance and freshness on the palate. Will benefit from some ageing.

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Vineyards planted in decomposed granite and sandy soils with north and westerly facing slopes were identified in the Franschhoek and Stellenbosch areas to make this Mediterranean-style blend. Well-manicured and settled vines yielding between 5 - 6 tonnes / ha. Grapes were harvested by hand between 22.2°B – 23°Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout.

Naturally fermented in barrels at 16˚C. The grapes were pressed gently up to 0.9 Bar pressure after a short period of skin contact. Partial malolactic fermentation took place in older 225L French oak barrels and a 2,500L oak Foudre. All five varietals were matured separately in barrel for a total maturation time of 10 months before being blended for bottling.

An excellent companion with Asian influenced chicken and seafood dishes, goats cheese salad, pork, veal or roast duck.

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Data sheet

Winemaker
Donovan Ackermann
Wine of Origin
Franschhoek
Blend
30% Chenin Blanc, 26% Grenache Blanc, 23% Roussanne, 9% Nouvelle, 7% Viognier, 5% Chardonnay
Pack Size
1 x 750ml Bottle

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