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Cederberg Bukettraube 2016

Technical Analysis
Winemaker
David Nieuwoudt
Main Variety
Bukettraube
Appellation
Cederberg
Alcohol
13.5 %vol
pH
3.3
RS
22.4 g/l
TA
7.9 g/l
Characteristics
Type
White
Style
Semi Sweet
Taste
Fragrant

Accolades

Wine Spectator Review '16: 87 points - 2014 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’16: 3.5 stars - 2015 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards’15: Gold - 2014 vintage
Tim Atkin’15: 90 points - 2014 vintage
Sommelier Wine Awards’15: Silver - 2014 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’15: Three stars - 2014 vintage
Robert Parker’14: 89 points - 2013 vintage
Tim Atkin’14: 90 points - 2013 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards’13: Silver
Veritas’12: Silver - 2012 vintage
Veritas’11: Silver - 2011 vintage

Tasting Notes

A rare cultivar with 77 hectares remaining left in the world.Cederberg Bukettraube is an explosion of aroma and flavour. It has prominent muscat flavours with apricot and floral notes on the nose.A well balanced wine with a delicate sweetness and a crisp acidity.

Ageing Potential

Optimum drinking time: 1 - 3 years after release.

Blend Information

100% Bukettraube

Food Suggestions

Enjoyed as an aperitif; partner to spicy fusion foods – not hot; sweet Cape curries, or goose liver and baked fruits.

In The Vineyard

Facing: South-west
Soil type: Glenrosa & Sandstone
Age of vines: Average blocks of 14 years
Vineyard area: 6.5ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigation: Supplementary
Clone: BT5A (NIWW) on Ramsey.

About The Harvest

Degree Balling at Harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 23° - 24.5° Balling.
Yield per hectare: 9t/ha
Harvest Date: 18 February - 10 March 2015

In The Cellar

Reductive style, cold crush 8° C; Skin contact for 8 hours, light pressing; Settle for 2 days at 10° C; Fermentation for 49 days at 14° C with selected yeast strains; Fermentation is stopped leaving natural residual sugar of 22 g/l.

Other Vintages

Cederberg Bukettraube 2017 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2016 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2015 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2014 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2013 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2012 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2011 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2010 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2009 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2006 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube
Cederberg Bukettraube 2005 David Nieuwoudt Bukettraube

CONTACT DETAILS

Cederberg Private Cellar

phone  +27.274822827
fax  +27.865091661

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