Broken Stone Sauvignon Blanc 1999

The South facing slope of this vineyard ensures that the grapes are never directly exposed to sunlight. This results in a pale yellow wine with a strong gooseberries and tropical character


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Slaley Wines
winemaker : Christopher van Dieren
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 11.76 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 7.1 g/l  
type : White  

ageing : 2 years

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 1985

Trellising : 5 wires

Pruning : Cordon with spurs

Soil : Deep Hutton & Escourt

Position : South facing slope of Simonsberg on the farm Slaley

Irrigation : Overhead sprinklers

Yield : 7 Ton / Ha

in the cellar : Fermentation : 15 days at 12ºC

Maturation : On fermentation lees with battonage for 3 months

Fining : Bentonite and gelatine

Filtration : Bulk and sterile filtration

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