Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2018
South African Customers:
R105.00 per bottle (incl. VAT)
$6.48 per bottle
- EUR 5.54
- GBP 4.89
- USD 6.48
Prominent aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish. This wine is fragrant and fruity with a dry, zesty finish.
Will develop well for 2 years from vintage date.
An excellent aperitif, and great with delicately flavoured foods.
|Varietal||Sauvignon Blanc – 316D, 316A, 317A and 7A|
|Root stock||R99 and R110|
|Soil type||Hutton – decomposed granite|
|Age of vines||Planted 2003 and 2005|
|Plant density||2222 – 2500 vines per hectare|
|Pruning||2-bud spurs every 15cm|
|Vintage||A moderate summer with very little rain resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.|
|Picking date||23rd February|
|Grape sugar||22.3 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.27|
|Yeasts||Vin 7, Alchemy 2|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crush, pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||1.7 g/l|
|Total acid||6.0 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.0 % by volume|
|Maturation Pot||2018 - 2020|
Fragrant aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish.