Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2021
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.
An excellent aperitif, and great with delicately flavoured foods.
|Varietal||Sauvignon Blanc – 316D, 316A, 317A and 7A|
|Root stock||R99 and R110|
|Soil type||Bokkeveld Shale|
|Age of vines||Planted 2003 and 2005|
|Plant density||2222 – 2500 vines per hectare|
|Pruning||2-bud spurs every 15cm|
|Vintage||One of the earliest and quickest harvests we have had at our Sutherland Vineyards. Slow ripening and then sudden surge in ripening with the ensuing rush to get vineyards picked at what we believe to be optimum ripeness.|
|Picking date||16th February 2021 - 8 March 2021|
|Grape sugar||21.3 - 24°B|
|Acidity||8.76 - 10 g/l|
|pH at harvest||3.1|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crush, pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||2.1 g/l|
|Total acid||7.2 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.5 % by volume|
The Current Range
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