Niel Joubert Sauvignon Blanc 2001

Dry with a combination of grass and gooseberry aromas. Fruity on the palate with a crisp and clean finish.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Ernie Leicht
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  ta : 5.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Very well received at the London International Wine & Spirit Fair 2001.
in the vineyard : Age of Vines: 17 years
Slope and Aspect: South valley of Simonsberg
Soil: Kroonstad/limestone
Trellis type: 5 wire vertical
Pruning: 1 arms cordon 4 spurs per arm
Yield: 6 tons per hectare
Irrigation: Supplementary drip

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand on the 9 February 2001 at 23.5º Balling.

in the cellar : The must underwent fermentation for 15 days at 12ºC and 6 hours of skin contact. There was no barrel maturation.

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