Eikendal Sauvignon Blanc / Chardonnay 2017

The Eikendal Sauvignon Blanc-Chardonnay 2017 is a crisp wine with beautiful length and freshness The Chardonnay adds weight and structure with nuances of fresh apples and pears. The Sauvignon Blanc contributes fresh grassy, gooseberry and floral aromas. This wine is expressive with notes of ripe gooseberry and figs with peach and apricot and has a really tight and long finish.

Pair with Goats’ Cheese, Oysters, Artichoke, Pasta Vongole

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 72% Sauvignon Blanc, 28% Chardonnay ]
winemaker : Nico Grobler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 4.9 g/l  pH : 3.27  ta : 6.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Up to 2 years if cellared correctly.

in the vineyard : All the grapes are meticulously sourced from Stellenbosch and the Elgin Valley. Elgin offers a very cool climate at an altitude of 350m above sea level and is optimal for premium Sauvignon Blanc production. Each block is specifically grown to complement the style of this premium white blend.

in the cellar : The grapes were picked at 21.5°B-23.5°B. Before fermentation, a lot of effort is put into preserving the natural fruit flavours and especially the natural acidity to ensure freshness and length. The cultivars are then fermented at 12˚C-15˚C in stainless steel tanks and spends two months on the gross lees before the components are blended and bottled.

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