Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc 2020

R95.00

Prices are per bottle & sold per case of 6

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.

LE POMMIER SAUVIGNON BLANC 2020

IN THE VINEYARD
Blending:  100% Sauvignon Blanc
Situation: East and north-south facing row direction
Altitude: 350m
Distance from sea: Approximately 23.5km
Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of granite
Age of vines: 15 years;  Trellising: Vertical hedge;  Pruning: Cordon;  Irrigation: Drip


THE HARVEST
Picking date: February 2020
Yield: 9 tons/ha average


ANALYSIS
Alc. 13.96%; RS: 1.3; TA: 6.3g/L; pH: 3.34; VA: 0.4; Fr SO2: 41ppm; Tot SO2 116ppm


IN THE CELLAR
The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. The juice was immediately pressed and cold settled for 2 days at 8ºC. Thereafter the clear juice was racked off its lees and inoculated with a commercial strain. After fermentation the wine was left on the fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 3 months.
Malolactic fermentation: None
Wood aging: None
Bottled:  June 2020


AGING SUGGESTIONS
1 – 2 years.


FOOD PAIRING
This is an excellent partner with most seafood and salads.


BLEND INFORMATION
92% Sauvignon Blanc; 8% Semillon.

Quantity

Per Bottle, Per Case

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