Swartland Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Full upfront tropical flavours with underlying supporting green pepper and vegetative flavours. Acid is clean and fresh on the palate with a lingering fruity aftertaste.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 11.86 % vol  rs : 1.85 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.89 g/l  so2 : 118 mg/l  fso2 : 42 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Soil: Sauvignon Blanc are grown on the very best soils in the region. Deep, cool soils with excellent moist retention properties are selected to ensure a minimum of moist-stress on the vines. The cooler southern slopes and higher altitudes are selected for this sensitive noble cultivar.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: Low production of 6 ton/ha from unirrigated bushvines. The grapes are hand harvested at optimum ripeness, as determined by tasting and chemical analysis.

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