Backsberg Tread Lightly Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Bursting with aromas of gooseberry and passion fruit, this lively wine matches aromatic intensity with freshness and balance. Lime and nettle characters predominate the palate, cleverly matching fruit sweetness with natural acidity.

Suits a variety of foods, especially salads,cold meats, chicken and fish. Light packfor walking trails and outdoor dining.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.02 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 1000ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : PET bottles have a 2 year shelf life.

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean 
Soil Type: Clay loam, med-high yield, 315m North East, Durbanville Med yield South facing & Grabouw med yield East facing 
Origin: Westrn Cape

about the harvest: Picked in early morning.
15 year old vineyards, yield 8 - 12t/ha

in the cellar : Early morning picked, crushed, pressed and fermented for 3 weeks at 13º C. Bottled within the production year in PET bottles.

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