Thelema Méthode Cap Classique 2013

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R190.00 per bottle (incl. VAT)

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$12.50 per bottle

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Bottle fermented and left on the lees for 32 months, the wine shows lovely citrus, floral and yeasty aromas with a fresh acidity and lively bubbles.

Maturation

Drinking well now, but will develop well over the next few years.

Food Pairing

Perfect for any celebration. Enjoy with salmon, sushi or sweet cheeses.

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Tasting Notes

Varietal Chardonnay – Clones CY96 & Pinot noir - Clone 115
Root stock 101-14 Mgt and R110
Soil type Tukulu
Age of vines Planted 2004
Plant density 2300 to 2500 vines per hectare
Trellising Vertical hedge
Pruning 2-bud spurs
Yield 16 t/ha
Irrigation Supplementary drip
Vintage Dry season with cool weather during the ripening period resulting in ideal conditions for production of elegant, well balanced white wines.
Picking dates 31st January 2012
Grape sugar 17.9 °B
Acidity 10.15 g/l
pH at harvest 3.17
Yeasts EC1118
Fermentation temp 15 °C
Method Whole bunch pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks. Secondary fermentation in bottle. Left on the lees to mature for 32 months before disgorgement.
Residual Sugar 7.8 g/l
pH 3.32
Total acid 7.0 g/l
Alcohol 11.5% by volume
Blend 70% Chardonnay 30% Pinot noir
Maturation Pot 2016 – 2020

Bottle fermented and left on the lees for 32 months, the wine shows lovely citrus, floral and yeasty aromas with a fresh acidity and lively bubbles.

All vintages:

2013