Vergelegen Brut MMV 2016
Lovely fine mousse with a hint of toast, citrus, spice and baked apples. Long, lingering and refreshing aftertaste. Disgorged 13th January 2021 after 49 months on the lees. Released October 2021.
This is a Vergelegen product – 100% ESTATE WINE.
The grapes were hand harvested on 22-25 January 2016, from both Korhaan and Slanghhoek vineyards. The Korhaan vineyard was planted in 1988. The grapes were whole bunch pressed, ran off into 4th fill 228 L white wine barrels for the primary fermentation. The base wine was bottled on the 16th December 2016 for the 2nd fermentation. The wine was disgorged on the 13th January 2021.
RS 8.9 g/l
TA 7.1 g/l
Total extract 28.3g/l
Drink now or over the next 5-10 years.
Vergelegen MMV Brut 2015
- Atkin – 94
- Platter – 4 stars