Springfield Estate Miss Lucy 2014

This unique blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Pinot Gris bursts with citrus pamplemousse flavours and an ample mouth feel, yet remarkably moderate in alcohol.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 46% Sauvignon Blanc, 35% Semillon, 19% Pinot Gris
winemaker : Abrie Bruwer
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 8.4 g/l  fso2 : 34 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Miss Lucy is one of the seven nicknames given to the Red Stumpnose by the fisherman of the Southern Cape. Like many other marine species, the Miss Lucy has been overexploited and is now critically endangered. Created as an ode to the bounty of the sea, Miss Lucy can turn the many other delights safe to grace our tables, into a celebration of the ocean. Only a salty breeze and a sunny day can improve what is already a perfect match.

in the vineyard : Climate: moderate summer with low night temperatures, cold winter
Wind: south easterly (summer)

about the harvest: Harvested at night in February 2014.

in the cellar : Harvested at night in February 2014.
21 days alcoholic fermentation
100 days on primary lees
All racking done under CO²
Stabilized at - 3ºC for 2-3 weeks
80 g/hl Bentonite fining
Filtration: 2.5-micron filtration on the estate prior to bottling

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