Klein Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc 2006

This voluptuous Sauvignon Blanc is a fresh, dry wine, full of flavour, with hints of gooseberries and passion fruit. This wine should be enjoyed in its youth and can be drunk on its own or with white meats, seafood dishes, pastas and fish.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : 
winemaker : John Loubser
wine of origin : Constantia
analysis : alc : 12.53 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.17  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : White  
pack : 0  size : 0  closure : 0  

in the vineyard : Soil type: Oakleaf / Clovelly / Avalon
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 7 - 18 years
Pruning: Spur - 2 bud
Yield: 7.00 Ton/Ha
Rootstock: 101 - 14 MGT, Richter 110

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 22 and 24° Balling in February 2006.

in the cellar : The grapes were de-stalked, crushed and pumped into the press. After a very gentle pressing, the juice was pumped into stainless steel tanks where it settled overnight. The clear juice was racked off into the fermentation tanks where it was inoculated with cultured yeast. After the wine had fermented dry, it was racked off its lees, stabilised and given a light filtration before bottling.

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