Landskroon Sauvignon Blanc 2011

A supple, easy drinking dry white wine with hints of green figs and grassiness with lovely tropical flavours on the palate.

Enjoy on its own or with fish, chicken and cold meat dishes. Serve well chilled.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Landskroon Wines
winemaker : Abraham van Heerden
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.00 % vol  rs : 2.40 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.60 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Up to two years. Best while young and fresh.

in the vineyard : Origin: Western Cape
Climate: The average rainfall in the Robertson Wine Valley is approximately 270mm per annum of which 70% is received in winter. Summers are generally warm and dry. Cooling late afternoon south easterlies and limestone soils are seen as significant features for the production of quality grapes in the valley.
Irrigation: Irrigation is applied as needed.
Soils: The valley is blessed with a range of soils which include deep, cool alluvial soils, well drained Karoo soils with lime and soils with shale on the mountain slopes.
Age of Vines: Between 7 – 15 years old
Clones: 5 B
Rootstock: R110
Vines per hectare: 3 300
Trellising: 5DVP

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at the specific stage when the typical varietal flavours and the analytic qualities of the berries were at the optimum.
Yield: 12 tons per hectare

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