Simonsvlei Hercules Paragon Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Has a lively freshness with arotmatic gooseberry flavours, threaded with tropical fruits and a juicy dry finish.

Enjoy with your favourite fish dish.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Christine Jones
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.48 % vol  rs : 2.03 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.99 g/l  so2 : 48 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Vineyards are on the cooler east and south eastern slopes. Vineyards are trellised, 5-wire Perold system. Basic canopy and crop management with supplemented irrigation.

about the harvest: Harvest time is in February.
Yield: 8 - 10t/ha
Balling at harvest: 23°B

in the cellar : Grapes are destemmend and crushed after which it is coldsoaked for 12-18 hours prior to fermentation. Juice is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Prior to bottling the wines are filtered and stabilized.

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