Michael Oliver Love Exhibition

Quoin Rock Vine Dried 2020

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Product Details
Cultivar/s | Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Vintage | 2020
Origin | Simonsberg Stellenbosch

Average Yield | 2 tons / Ha

Desiccation (drying) of stalks was done on selected Sauvignon Blanc batches to allow for increased concentration of sugar levels. Whole-bunch grapes were cold-soaked for 12 hours, then pressed-off to holding tanks and left to settle for 2 days. The clean juice was racked (transferred) to old French oak barrels and inoculated with select yeast strains. Fermentation was stopped through filtration, to achieve a certain sugar level. Maturation in old 225L barrels lasted 5 months.

Winemaker`s notes
Aromas of dried pineapple and mango with roasted sweet spices complement a fascinating and refreshing palate of apricot pips and honey.

Food pairing
Ideally served chilled at around 6-8 ̊C, it can be enjoyed as an aperitif, but will be a wonderful complement to foie gras, fruit-based desserts and cheese, and can even be used as an ice-cream topping.

Wine Analysis:
Alcohol | 10.0%
Residual sugar | 129.5g/l

Aging potential | More than 15 years from vintage.

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