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Fairview Viognier 2020

R115.00

One of the (many) gifts that Charles Back has brought to Cape wine was, and still is, Fairview Viognier. Planting the mother block of this French grape in 1994, Charles and team have nurtured this variety to bring you a gorgeously aromatic and refined wine. A must try!

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Description

The grapes were hand-picked early morning and whole-bunch pressed with only the free run juice used. 40% of the Viognier was fermented in stainless steel tanks and 60% was fermented in French oak barrels (20% new, 20% 2nd fill and 20% 3rd fill oak barrels). After fermentation, the wine was left to mature sur lie, with regular stirring (battonage). The wine was racked off the lees after 8 months and the components blended prior to filtration and bottling.

Additional Information
Wine Range

Fairview

Vintage

2020

Varieties

Viognier

Wine of Origin

Paarl

Colour

Bright gold

Aromas

Aromas of tangerines, peach, sweet honeysuckle and subtle oak notes.

Flavour

Complex palate with layers of apricots and citrus, balanced by creamy oak texture and lengthy fresh finish.

Alcohol Percentage

13.33%

Residual Sugar

3.4 g/l

Total Acid

6.0 g/l

pH

3.39

Volume

750ml

Variety Percentage

Viognier: 100%

Food Pairing Ideas

A Malay curry with delicate spice and dried fruits.

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