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Sauvignon Blanc
Cultivar:
100% Sauvignon Blanc

Soil Type:
Rich loamy river sediment

Age of Vines:
9 years

Viticulture practice:
Trellised. Controlled irrigation. Harvest control. Summer
pruning.

Yield per Hectare:

7 tons

Time of Harvest:

Mid January 2006

Vinification Details:

Only healthy optimum ripened grapes, harvested at
night, to ensure the flavours are intact, skin contact for
48 hours at 6ºC. The free run juice is then drawn off by
gravity and fermented with specially selected yeast.
Bottling is done cold to keep all the flavours intact

Wood ageing:

No wood
Bottling date:

End April 2006
Maturation Potential:

2 years

Winemakers Comments:

A full ripe concentrated wine with hints of green pepper,
green apple guava and a tropical fruit with lingering
finish of green fig on the aftertaste. A complex wine with a huge mouth feel

Analysis:

Alc:
TA:
pH
R.S:
13.5
7.0
3.12
1.7

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