Tamboerskloof Viognier 2022

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Description

The Kleinood Tamboerskloof Viognier 2022

A light golden wine. With a aromas of tangerine, orange blossom and rose following through with peaches to the palate. The palate offers additional spices and apricot, along with texture which creates a lingering finish. A wine which shows restraint and focus from its acidity.

The Kleinood Tamboerskloof Viognier 2022 is a super versatile food-wine pairing wine and complements anything from a perfumed Indian curry to a de Boerin olive oil-drenched Caprese salad.

WINEMAKING RECORD

The Viognier is harvested between 22-23.50 Balling. Roussanne grapes are harvested at around 210Balling. Grapes are sorted three times before they are left on the skins overnight to ensure good flavour extraction and then lightly pressed with a basket press to ensure just the right amount of phenolics are extracted. Extraction was at +-450 lit /ton. Juice is settled overnight, racked and fermented in stainless steel and 3rd/4th filled 300l barrels. Roussanne portion was fermented in a concrete egg. Aged on lees for 4 months.

GRAPES

92 % Viognier
8 % Roussanne

ASPECT

North Facing

ALTITUDE

176 m to 194 m above MSL

WINE ANALYSIS

Alcohol: 13.62 % volume
Total Acid: 5.5 g/l
pH: 3.41
Residual Sugar: 1.6 g/l

PRUNING

2 bud spurs

TRELLISING

7 Wire Perold System

CELLARING POTENTIAL

3+ years

AGE OF VINES

2001

FOOD PAIRING

The Tamboerskloof Viognier 2022 is a versatile food-wine pairing wine, and compliments anything from a perfumed Indian curry to grilled line fish.

Additional information

Wines

1 x 750ml, 6 x Bottles (case)