Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Vibrant and zesty with aromas of pear, gooseberry and passion fruit layered with subtle mineral tones. Full flavoured with a rich mid-palate, peach and litchi flavours which linger on the finish.

Seafood dishes, sushi, fresh leafy and herb salads.

Serving suggestion - 8° - 12°.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Wynand Grobler
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 4.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Nederburg Auction 2008

Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Decanter Wine Magazine Top 10 New World Sauvignon Blanc 2008

ageing : Ready for your enjoyment until 2020.

in the vineyard : All of the grapes used in the Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc originate from only the best terroir chosen to produce a world class wine reflective of the Rickety Bridge philosophy. These low yielding vineyards show complexity and depth with the potential to improve with age.

about the harvest: 

All grapes used in Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc originate from only the best terroir selected to produce a world class wine, reflective of the Rickety Bridge philosophy. Cropped at 6 tonnes / ha, these low yielding vineyards show complexity and depth with the potential to improve with age. The grapes were harvested by hand at 22.5˚ Balling with good harvesting conditions throughout. Perfect harvesting conditions with a long dry summer.

in the cellar : 

Fermentation took place in a stainless steel tank at 12˚C using two noble yeast strains. The wine was left on its primary lees for six months being stirred twice a week to enhance flavour and mouth-feel.

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