Joubert Tradauw R62 Alternative White Blend 2018
Cultivars: 50% Chenin Blanc, 50% Chardonnay
Appellation: W.O. Tradouw
Alt. & Orientation : 455m, South facing slope, 50km from Indian Ocean
Soil Type & Rain : Karoo shale, mixed with clay, 300mm rain per annum
Climate : Continental: dry summer days with cool evenings. Cool ocean breezes flow freely into the valley & extend ripening.
Maturation: 50% wood matured for 3 months; 50% in tank.
Tasting Notes: A crisp, yet complex white blend with fresh upfront fruit, a soft but complex middle-palate of buchu and Cape floral and a lingering finish of honeysuckle, honey and mint.
RS: 2.0 g/L
TA: 5.2 g/L
Bottling date: 20/9/2018