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Avontuur Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Aroma: The nose is forthcoming with an explosion of tropical fruit, passion fruit and prickly pear.
Flavour: Atractive entry with passion fruit and kiwi following through from the nose. Soft, well-balanced mid-palate and a crisp finish.
Colour: Pale straw

Will complement shellfsh, grilled chicken and summer salads. Suitable for vegans.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Jan van Rooyen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Till 2014.

about the harvest: Harvested early in the morning when grapes are stll cool. Harvest took place over a 3 week period to obtain diferent characteristcs.
Harvest date: Early February over a 3 week period.
Average °B at harvest: 22 balling

in the cellar :  Complexity due to lees contact. Grapes are de-stemmed, chilled and lightly pressed. Cold-setled for 48 hours. Racked and inoculated with yeast. Cold-ferment- ed. Lef on fermentaton lees (sur lie) for 3 months before botling..

Bottling Date: 26 July 2012

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