limited stock Rickety Bridge

Paulina's Reserve Semillon

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R 140

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750 ml (Standard)

2016


Cultivar:

100% Semillon

Country:

South Africa

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Specifications:

13.50% alc vol Sugar g/l: 1.7
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: up to 10 yrs
Origin: Franschhoek Appellation: Franschhoek

Tasting Notes:

Lime and apple aromas layered with nuances of honeyed beeswax. The full, rich palate of honey and citrus is perfectly balanced with well-integrated oak notes, minerality and a delightful lingering creamy finish.

Lime
Lime

Green Apple
Green Apple

Beeswax
Beeswax

Citrus
Citrus

Vineyards planted in 1905 and grown in granite soils in the Franschhoek Valley.

Grapes are harvested from 28-year-old vines grown in sandy Tukulu soils on the banks of Franschhoek River. Very low yielding at 4.5tonnes/ha. Rickety Bridge Semillon grapes were hand harvested at 23.1 ̊ Balling into small crates.

Fermentation took place in the small French oak barrels, 15% new and 85% older barrels using a naturally occurring yeast. The must was fermented between 14 - 17 ̊C and the lees was stirred up daily for two months and then once every two weeks for the next 3 months thereafter.

The wine was then left to age for a total of 11 months in barrel.

Food pairing

Red Thai chicken curry, roast gammon, smoked salmon, shellfish, and Asian cuisine.

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