Thelema Sauvignon Blanc 2021
A typical Thelema Sauvignon Blanc – lovely fresh melon and grapefruit flavours, with a full, zesty palate, all in perfect balance.
As an apertif or with delicately flavoured foods like salads, oysters, scallops and chicken.
|Varietal||Sauvignon Blanc – Clones 133 ER, SV 316D, 159C, 11R and 7A|
|Root stock||R99 and R110|
|Soil type||Hutton – decomposed granite|
|Age of vines||Planted 1985, 1993, 1997, 2002 and 2007|
|Plant density||2100 to 3200 vines per hectare|
|Trellising||Perold, vertical hedge|
|Pruning||2-bud spurs every 15cm|
|Yield||Approximately 9.4 t/ha|
|Vintage||A warm, dry vintage with a late start, resulted in smaller tonnage but yielding balanced, well structured wines with lovely intensity.|
|Picking dates||9th - 19th February 2021|
|Grape sugar||21.4 - 22.9 °B|
|Acidity||8.1 - 9.2 g/l|
|pH at harvest||3.1|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalked, crushed, pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||1.7 g/l|
|Total acid||7.2 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.0% by volume|
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