Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013

An established, award-winning pedigree. This intense wine displays typical Darling minerality and will develop a full spectrum of flavours from green pepper to fig and asparagus.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 6.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2013 Veritas Wine Awards - Bronze
2014 John Platter's Wine Guide - 4 stars
in the vineyard : Kapokberg translated as 'snowy mountain'. In days gone by, this hill, covered in white Spring flowers, resembled a snow capped mountain. At 459 m above sea level, it is the highest hill at Groote Post and bears the name of our vineyard selection wines.

Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 317, SB 11
Rootstock: R110
Yield: 8t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m

about the harvest: Very special vineyard sites once again produced outstanding quality grapes. The grapes were picked 10 days apart to capture different ripeness levels and aromas.

in the cellar : Only free run juice was used and the wine was left on the lees for 5 months after fermentation.

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