Thelema Sauvignon Blanc 2022
A typical Thelema Sauvignon Blanc – characteristics of tropical fruits, melon and gooseberry, with underlying tones of pineapple and passion fruit 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 11.2 t/ha|
|Vintage||Wet, cool climate conditions allowed replenishment of water reserves and slow ripening period.|
|Picking dates||7th - 21st February 2022|
|Grape sugar||22.2 - 22.8 °B|
|Acidity||7.1 - 8.18 g/l|
|pH at harvest||3.11 - 3.16|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalked, crushed, pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||1.1 g/l|
|Total acid||6.4 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.5% by volume|
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