Brampton Sauvignon Blanc 2009

The inherent Sauvignon Blanc characteristics of gooseberry, lychee, asparagus and passion fruit are sustained on the palate by prodigious length.

This wine will complement a variety of salads and Mediterranean dishes.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 88.2% Sauvignon Blanc, 11.3% Semillon, 0.5% Grenache Blanc
winery : Brampton Wines
winemaker : Randolph Christians
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.48 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.11  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

ageing : 3 years from vintag.

in the vineyard : Situation: Stellenbosch, Paardeberg, Grabouw
Altitude: 180 - 450 m
Distance from sea: 7 - 30 km
Soil type: Decomposed Granite (Tukulu) & Shale
Rootstock: R99, R110, 101-14 Mgt
Age of vines: 24 Years
Trellising: Vertically shoot positioned
Pruning: Spur pruned
Irrigation: Drip irrigated

about the harvest: 
The grapes were hand-picked in the morning in February/March 2009.
Grape analysis
Acidity: 7.63 g/l
pH: 3.16
Sugar: 22.86° Balling
Yield: 8 hl/ha (5 400 litres / 10 000m²)

in the cellar : All grapes were hand-picked in the morning and crushed into the press as quickly as possible. Only the best free-run juice was used. The clean settled juice is then cold-fermented (12 - 13°C) with different yeast strains for different terroir parcels. The wine is matured on its lees for 2 - 3 months before the final blend is made, stabilized and bottled.

Production: 27 000 x 6 x 750ml
Bottled: July 2009

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