Elaboration of Mooiplaas Laatlam Nobel Late Harvest 375ml 2013
Mooiplaas Laatlam Nobel Late Harvest 375ml 2013 (Sauvignon Blanc)
- View: Intense straw yellow.
- Nose: flavor of herbs and flowers. light touches of fruit.
- Mouth: Pleasant, fresh and persistent.
VINEYARD: The land planted with vines of wine Mooiplaas is situated in the rolling hills Bottelary, 280 m.s.l.m. near Stellenbosch. The area is well ventilated by winds blowing from the Atlantic Ocean on the continent, and climate for growing grapes of good quality. The state is capable of producing about 5 bushels compared with a collection of 830 Kg.
GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
AGEING: A wine to be consumed young.
PREPARATION: The -manuale- harvest takes place in mid-April, corresponding to the end of October in the Northern Hemisphere, from here "Mooiplaas Laatlam Nobel Late Harvest 375ml 2013", ie at the end of harvest, which name to the wine. After stripping, the grapes are left for 24 hours in the skins before being pressed and filtered. Then begins a first semi-fermentation, which will be interrupted by the introduction of dry ice. This process helps keep the sweet taste of the grapes. True to its fermentation takes place in French oak barrels where the wine is aged for 30 months before being filtered and bottled by hand in the classic bottle of 375 ml.
PAIRING: White meat and fish dishes.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 10-12 °C.
ALCOHOL: 11 °