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Vergelegen Brut MMV 2017

R360.00

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Lovely fine mousse with a hint of toast, citrus, spice and baked apples. Long, lingering and refreshing aftertaste.

ORIGIN

This is a Vergelegen product – 100% ESTATE WINE.

 

VINIFICATION

The grapes were hand harvested on 18 January -1 February 2017, from both Korhaan and Slanghoek vineyards. The Korhaan vineyard was planted in 1988, and Slanghoek in 2006. 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 1st February 2018 for the 2nd fermentation. Disgorged 23 November 2021 after 45 months on the lees. Released May 2022.

 

COMPOSITION

Chardonnay 100%

 

ANALYSIS

Alc 12%
RS 6.7 g/l
TA 6.8 g/l
pH 3.20
Total extract 24.6g/l

 

MATURATION

Drink now or until 2030.

Vergelegen MMV Brut 2015

  • Atkin – 94
  • Platter – 4 stars
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