Avondale Sauvignon Blanc 2001

Strong green pepper, gooseberry flavours with a medium body and crisp acid. Serve with white meats, fish and salads.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Avondale Farm
winemaker : Dewaldt Heyns
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.3 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.01  ta : 9.0 g/l  va : 0.37 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Enjoy now or within the next 2 years.

in the vineyard : CLones: SB10/101-14Mgt
Soil & Slope: Steep South facing Hutton Soil
Trellising: 4 wire Perold system

about the harvest: The grapes were picked by hand at 22ºBalling.

in the cellar : Crush/Destemmed: Yes
Skin contact: 18 hours at 12ºC
Settling: 48 hours at 9ºC
Fermentation: 2.5 weeks at 12ºC using Vin 13 and Vin 7 yeast
Post Fermentation: Lees contact for 3 months with a weekly stirring. 8.5% was barrel fermented in new French oak (Allier).
Bottling: 0.4 micron filtration before bottling.
Cork 44x24 Extra
Bottle 750ml Claret Heavy weight

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