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Waterford Heatherleigh NV

Technical Analysis
Winemaker
Mark Le Roux
Main Variety
Muscat dAlexandrie
Appellation
Western Cape
Alcohol
13 %vol
pH
3.7
RS
90 g/l
TA
6.5 g/l
VA
0.8 g/l
SO2
180 mg/l
FSO2
40 mg/l
Characteristics
Type
Dessert
Style
Sweet
Body
Medium
Taste
Fragrant

Tasting Notes

Dried apricot and candies citrus primary aromas on nose with a hint of Muscat and vanilla as secondary aromas. Complex flavour profile with a distinct elegance and a drier finish than most "stickies". Great mouth-feel when served well chilled.

Blend Information

Muscat Alexandrie, Semillion

In The Cellar

Yeast: Various
Barrel Ageing:
French oak, non vintage wine, range from 12 - 36 months
Fermentation: 50% stainless steel tanks, 50% barrel
Fining: Fine Bentonite prior to bottling
Filtration: Sterile filtration prior to bottling

The Family Reserve wines are only labeled and released in exceptional vintages. The first release was in 2001 with a natural sweet dessert wine named Heatherleigh.

The Family Reserve label originated in 2001 with a natural sweet dessert wine dedicated to Leigh Ord and Heather Arnold and aptly named Heatherleigh. The current dessert wine is a Noble Late Harvest.

Other Vintages

Waterford Heatherleigh NV Mark Le Roux Muscat dAlexandrie

CONTACT DETAILS

Waterford Wine Estate

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