Nederburg 1791 Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Brilliant green.  Passion fruit and grassy aromas with floral and citrus notes.  A refreshing, medium-bodied wine with fresh tropical fruit flavours and a pleasant finish.

Excellent served with light meals, seafood and salads.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Nederburg Wines
winemaker : Natasha Boks
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.77 % vol  rs : 4.59 g/l  pH : 3.21  ta : 6.65 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Soft and approachable premium wines inspired by more than two centuries of winemaking begun by Nederburg's founder, Philippus Wolvaart, who bought his land in Paarl in 1791. This wine is made from Sauvignon blanc grapes.

Available: Europe/UK

in the vineyard : The grapes were sourced from vineyards in the Darling, Paarl and Philadelphia areas. The vines, planted between 1969 and 1998, are grown in Clovelly, Hutton, Tukulu and Oakleaf soils at altitudes ranging between 80m and 120m above sea level. Grafted onto nematode-resistant rootstock Richter 99 and 101-14, they received supplementary irrigation from an overhead sprinkler system.

in the cellar : 

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 21o to 22º Balling during February. The fruit was crushed and gently pressed to extract excellent quality juice. After clarification, the juice was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 15oC for three weeks. The vinification processes were strictly controlled to preserve the characteristic fruit flavours.

CELLARMASTER Andrea Freeborough

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