Boland Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Originating from vineyards from the hills of the cool coastal village of Durbanville and the sea breeze influenced slopes of Paardeberg, this well-balanced dry wine boasts with a complexity of asparagus and nettle flavours and some litchi undertones. It has a crisp dry finish and a lingering aftertaste.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Boland Kelder
winemaker : Altus le Roux & Team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 3.59 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.59 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2003 - Silver
Veritas 2002
Sauvignon Blanc 2002: Double Gold
S.A Young Wine Show 2001
Sauvignon Blanc 2001: S.A Champion White Wine
Michaelangelo Wine Awards 2000
Sauvignon Blanc 2000: Double Gold
Wine-of-the-month Club: September 2000
Sauvignon Blanc 2000
in the vineyard : Average age of Vine: 6 years
Method of Harvest: Handpicked
Harvest Date: Beginning to mid February
Climatic region: Paardeberg & Durbanville
Yield: 8 tons per hectare
Soils: Swartland soil form
Altitude: 180m above sea level
Trellis: 5-wire hedge
Pruning: Spur pruned

in the cellar : 50% of the wine had extended skin contact. Overnight settlement and cold fermentation took place, where after fermented dry, assures maximum flavour and more complexity.

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