Omstaan Colombard 2022

A yellow tint Colombard with guava and pear on the nose that are followed by hints of light oak.

VARIETY: Colombard

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Willie Biggs / Mosdop Dippenaar

WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape

A green tint wine with guava, melon and pear on the nose that are followed by hints of light oak.

A refreshing, lushful and mouthwatering taste of guava with a crisp acidity and a light oaky finish.

alc: 11,49 % vol rs: 1,2 g/l pH: 3,49
type: White style: Dry ta: 5,8 g/l
body:Medium / Full taste: Fruity pack: Bottle
size: 750ml closure: Cork wooded
ageing:2 to 5 years
Facing: North / South
Soil Types: Deep alluvial ground
Age: 16 Years
Yield per hectare: 48 t/ha
Trellised: Gable trellis
Irrigation: Flood
Harvest date: Last week of March

Grapes are harvested at 20 to 20.5 brix by hand and deliver as cool as possible at the cellar.

Grapes are protected against oxidation by SO2 and CO2 from offloading to pressing. Only free run juice are used for the Omstaan range, the juice are floated and racked, only selected yeast are used for fermentation at 16 degrease celsius.

After two to three days of fermentation the wine is racked to 300 lit French and American oak barrels where fermentation was finished and the wine was left on the leese for six months before bottling.

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