Thelema Sauvignon Blanc 2023
Indulge in the enchanting dance of flavours with our Sauvignon Blanc. Bursting with zesty citrus, succulent tropical fruits, and a touch of green apple crispness, every sip is a journey into vibrancy.
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|
|Vintage||Drier conditions limited berry mass and subsequently yields, but also ensured outstanding quality.|
|Picking dates||1 - 14 February 2023|
|Grape sugar||21.9 - 22.4 °B|
|Acidity||7.95 - 8.5 g/l|
|pH at harvest||3.1 - 3.3|
|Yeasts||Vin 7 / Alchemy 2 / X-Thiol|
|Fermentation temp||15 °C|
|Method||De-stalked, crushed, pressed, settled & fermented in stainless steel tanks.|
|Residual Sugar||1.9 g/l|
|Total acid||7.8 g/l|
|Alcohol||13.5% by volume|
The Current Range
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