Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Case of 6 bottles

S U T H E R L A N D S A U V I G N O N B L A N C 2 0 1 8

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.

MATURATION 

Potential to develop beautifully over the next three

years.

FOOD PAIRING

An excellent aperitif, and great with delicately flavoured foods.

VITICULTURAL PRACTICES

Varietal Sauvignon Blanc – 316D, 316A, 317A and 7A

Root stock Richter 99 and Richter 110

Soil type Hutton - decomposed granite

Age of vines Planted August 2003 and 2005

Plant density 2222 to 2500 vines/ha

Trellising Verticle hedge

Irrigation Supplementary drip

Vintage A warm, dry vintage with a late start, resulted in smaller

tonnage but yielding balanced, well structured wines with lovely intensity.

Picking date 23rd February 2018

Grape sugar 22.3 °B

Acidity 7.04 g/l

pH at harvest 3.27

WINEMAKING PRACTICES

Yeasts Vin 7 and Alchemy 2

Fermentation temp 15 °C

De-stalk, crush, press, settle and fermented in stainless steel tanks.

R793,50

Excluding  Delivery cost, discounts on volume purchase

Only full case purchase.