Diemersdal Matys Sauvignon Blanc 2016 - Discontinued

This is a refreshing, easy-drinking, classic Sauvignon Blanc. Tropical fruit and citrus flavours on the nose with fresh acidity and a lingering minerality on the palate. The distinctive aromas support a wonderfully balanced palate, presenting purity of ripe fruit, coupled with a lingering harmonious finish.

Served well chilled on any occasion.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Thys Louw, Mari van der Merwe
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.86 % vol  rs : 3.4 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  


2011: 4 Stars - John Platter Wine Guide‘12
2010: 4 Stars - John Platter Wine Guide‘11
2009: 4 Stars - John Platter Wine Guide'10
2009: Gold Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Awards
in the vineyard : These grapes were sourced from premium blocks in selective vineyard sites situated in Malmesbury, Durbanville, Stellenbosch and Koekenaap.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand harvested at full ripeness, the blocks har-vested and vinified separately.

in the cellar : Crushed and destemmed reductively. Skin contact of 12 - 24 hours, pressed and settled for 6 hours. Racked and inoculated with selected yeasts e.g. VIN 7; QA 23; CKS; VL 3. Three weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 12° - 14° C.br /br /strongMaturation/strong:br /Post Fermentation lees contact for 2 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouth feel and concentration. Blended 3 weeks before bottling and stabilization.

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