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Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2009

An established, award-winning pedigree. Light straw colour with dusky, green pepper and asparagus on the nose. An elegant, vibrant and refined wine from top quality fruit. A full and lingering finish that is well rounded and a perfect food match.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.9 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 7.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2010 Michelagelo CCL International Wine Awards - Double Gold
2010 John Platter Wine Guide - 4 stars
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine show 2010 - Silver
in the vineyard : 

Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 317, SB 11
Rootstock: R110
Yield: 7 tons/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested at 23° Balling, handpicked and sorted in the vineyards.

in the cellar : 

Cooled down overnight to 5° C in refrigerated containers. The grapes were hand sorted over a sorting table and into the tank for 24hr skin contact. After the contact period, pressed and only the free run juice used to make this wine. Fermented at 13° C till dry. Spent 3 months on lees. Fined and bottled without filtration.

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