Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A crisp wine with notes of green figs, white asparagus and hints of gooseberry on the nose. Shows true Cederberg colours with a trademark flinty finish.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ Sauvignon Blanc 100% ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : Cederberg
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 7.0 g/l  va : 0.42 g/l  so2 : 114 mg/l  fso2 : 37 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Herbaceous  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
John Platter wine guide 2010: 4 stars
Old Mutual Trophy 2010: Best Sauvignon Blanc - Unwooded
Wine magazine
2009: 4 star rating.

ageing : A cooler climate allows for this wine to age, with an optimum 3 - 4 years of cellaring. Expect the flintiness and minerality to intensify with age.

in the vineyard : In the Vineyard
Facing: South
Soil type: Glenrosa
Vineyard area: 7.5
Trellised: Perold
Irrigation: Supplementary
Clone: SB316D on Richter99 SB10 on Richter 110

about the harvest: Harvest date: 5 - 26 February 2009
Degree Balling at Harvest: 20° - 225.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation: Reductive style - skin contact for 8 hours; press; settle for 2days at 10° C.
Fementation Temperature: 11° C
Fermentation Days: 25days.

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