Zevenrivieren Sauvignon Blanc 2001

The wine has an attractive bright yellow colour with some subtle freshly cut grass aromas. The palate is full bodied in style with a rich creamy lemon mouthfeel. The wine also exhibits a unique herbaceousness which combined with the lemon flavours contributed to a long finish.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ Sauvignon Blanc ]
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wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.27  ta : 7.1 g/l  

ageing : This wine is drinking well now and will continue to improve in the bottle for 12-18 months.

in the vineyard : The grapes were cultivated in the cool, high altitude vineyards on the north-east slopes of the Jonkershoek mountains overlooking the Groot Drakenstein valley.

about the harvest: Grapes were picked in the early morning to preserve the delicate flavours.

in the cellar : Three hours skin contact was applied to the grapes before the juice was separated. The wine was made reductively to further preserve the intense tropical fruit flavours.

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