LOrmarins Sauvignon Blanc 2004

This unwooded wine shows typical Sauvignon Blanc varietal characteristics, with a hint of passion fruit, fresh aromas of pineapple and granadilla, a lively acidity and mouthfilling finish.

Ideal with ceamy pastas, seafood platters as well as salads served with goat’s milk cheese or smoked chicken for lunch.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Christo Hamerse & Neil Patterson
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Location: 33 degrees 53 min 49 seconds (longitude) 19 degrees 0 min 41 seconds (latitude)
Average rainfall: 1100 mm per annum
Altitude: average of 300m
Soil type: Oakleaf, Sandstone
Yield: 8 tons per hectare

about the harvest: Grapes were handpicked at 22-23º Balling.

in the cellar : Received at the cellar during the early morning hours. The must had approximately 18 hours of skin contact at 9 degrees Celcius. Only the free run juice was used to make this wine. The resulting wine had extended lees contact after fermentation, for three months prior to bottling.
Production: 9000 cases (12 x 750ml)

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