Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A delicate fruity white wine with upfront tropical flavours, crisp and dry with a lingering aftertaste.

This well balanced, easy drinking wine is delightful with white meat and fish dishes.

variety : Chardonnay [ 100% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Marinus Bredell
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.28 % vol  rs : 5.4 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 7 g/l  va : 0.38 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The grapes came from trellised vines planted in 1983 in decomposed granite soil. These North and South facing vineyards are located 310 meters above sea level.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand picked from selected blocks of vineyards in the 3rd week of February 2009.

in the cellar : Utmost care was taken with the winemaking process, to maintain all the vulnerable fruity flavours of this cultivar.

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