Spier Creative Block 2 2010

Pale lemon in colour with a distinct green hue. This Bordeaux blend is fresh and clean with sweet herbaceous, passion fruit and crushed nettle flavours on the nose. The palate rewards with sweet fruit flavours and fresh green characters.

Serve with Mediterranean pasta salad or seafood, such as mussels, oysters, fish and lobster.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon ]
winery : Spier Wine Farm
winemaker : Johan Jordaan
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011 - Best Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend
International Wine Challenge 2011 - Silver Medal
in the vineyard : Vineyard
Trellised vines aged 8 - 12 years yielded the grapes for this wine, at an average of 7 tons per hectare.

Coastal Region: Coastal
Average Temperature: Winter 9 - 18°C; Summer 14 - 27°C
Annual Rainfall: 680mm
Proximity to Ocean: 8 - 15km
Soil: Clovelly, Hutton, Fernwood and Avalon

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested early in the morning in 8kg lug boxes from chosen vineyard blocks at 23.5° Balling.

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