Lutzville – Sauvignon Blanc 2020 (W16)

$79.00

Accolades | Gilbert & Gaillard Gold 2020, Woman’s Wine & Spirits Award Gold 2019, Novare SA Terroir National Winner 2020

Wine Style | Dry, medium bodied white

11 in stock

SKU: 6009631320666 Categories: , , ,

Description

Tasting Notes

This wine shows a medley of herbaceous- and tropical flavours that lingers on the palate. Well balanced, medium bodied, with a crisp, refreshing finish.

Analysis

Alc: 12.10vol% RS: 4.22g/l pH: 3.36 TA: 8.29g/l

Vineyard

Exposed to various macro-climates, within specific vineyard sites, selected vineyards were chosen that gave a true expression of physological ripeness, within mediteranean conditions. With deep, well-drained soils, rich in chalk, the grapes reach a perfect pH balance. This leads to different pickings on different days, from our unique vineyard sites.

Harvest & Cellar Treatment

Separate pickings on different sugar levels are made f rom selected vineyards in the Lutzville and Koekenaap regions. After crushing the grapes were left on the skins for a couple of hours to maximize the pyrazine and thiol extraction, followed by cold fermentation with selected yeast strains.

Two sight specific wines are blended, bursting with herbaceous pyrazine flavours from our cooler Koekenaap, and other blocks with riper tropical flavours from sights within Lutzville. This results in a wine with different layers of fruit, and a healthy ph, due to the natural high grape acidity.

Serving

The Lutzville Sauvignon blanc, layered with flinty herbaciousness and tropical fruit, can be enjoyed with oysters, “Galjoen” or any other grilled fish, or white meat like duck breast. Enjoy this meal with asparagus, pea shoots, olives, feta or avocado on the side.

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