Earthy, herbaceous and filled with personality. Cape Jasmine, dried apricot and honeysuckle linger as you lazy away in front of a cozy fireplace. Enjoy with good company and a hearty dish of Cassia’s Moroccan spiced springbok shank
Riesling’s aromatic subtlety, racy acidity and gracious aging potential, makes this a stand-out varietal that truly reflects the Nitida terroir. After experiencing three of the driest winters back to back followed by a cool dry 2019 summer and the vineyards responded with smaller, more concentrated berries.
The wine was fermented for two months at 12°C and stopped naturally at a residual sugar of 9.3 g/L. The wine was left on the lees for 4 months before racking it off the lees and a light filtration before bottling.
Cultivar: 100% Riesling
Soil Type: Hutton
Residual Sugar: 9.3 g/L