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Benguela Cove Noble Late Harvest 2015

Benguela Cove Noble Late Harvest 2015

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2015 Benguela Cove Noble Late Harvest

This wine has a medium straw colour with heady notes of honey blossom, orange peel, pineapple and dried peaches. The lovely sweetness of the wine is balanced with a lingering finish while still remaining fresh and crisp on the palate.

Winemaking Notes
The botrytis cinerea grapes were meticulously selected and harvested by hand. On arrival at the cellar, further hand selection and sorting of botrytis infected bunches was done. Destemming was followed by 24 hours of cold maceration and thereafter the fruit was pressed several times to extract the highly concentrated juice. After settling, fermentation occurred in both stainless steel tanks and 225-litre French oak barrels (20%) at 16°C. This process took three weeks until the desired sugar/acid balance was reached. Fermentation was stopped by ltration and the wine was then chilled.

Growing Conditions - Cool climate

Food Pairing
Enjoy this versatile liquid gold nectar of the gods on its own or with strong cheeses, figs, pâtés, pastries and desserts. This wine should always be enjoyed well chilled.

  • Varieties Sauvignon Blanc
  • Vintage 2015
  • Country South Africa
  • Region Walker Bay
  • Alcohol 9.5%
  • Bottle size 375 mL