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R510.00

TASTING NOTES
Pale green with light straw hues on the colour. The nose is laden with gooseberry, tropical fruit with a hint of nettles.  The palate shows lime, citrus and gooseberry fruit with a flinty, mineral finish.

Clear

Description

LE POMMIER SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018

IN THE VINEYARD
Situation: East and north-south facing row direction.
Altitude: 350m.
Distance From Sea: Approximately 23.5 km.
Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of granite.
Rootstock: R99.
Age Of Vines: 13 years.
Trellising: Verticle hedge.
Pruning: Cordon.
Irrigation: Drip.


THE HARVEST
Picking Date: February 2017.
Yield: 9 tons/ha average.


ANALYSIS
Alcohol: 13.55 %; RS: 2.3; TA: 6.2g/L; pH: 3.18.


IN THE CELLAR
Yeast: VL3
The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. The juice was immediately pressed and cold settled for 2 days at 8°C.
Thereafter the clear juice was racked off its gross leese and inoculated.
After fermentation the wine was left on the fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 6 months.
Malolatic fermentation: None.
Wood Aging: None.
Bottled: April 2017.


AGING SUGGESTIONS
1 – 2 years.


FOOD SUGGESTIONS
This is an excellent partner with most white meat dishes.


BLEND INFORMATION
92% Sauvignon Blanc; 8% Semillon.

Additional information

Quantity

Per Bottle, Per Case