Simonsvlei Sauvignon Blanc 2002

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SA Young Wine Show 2002 - Gold

This wine is fresh, racy and invigoratingly dry with no wood maturation. Gooseberry and asparagus flavours.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : Eugéne van Zyl
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.70 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.5 g/l  va : 0.42 g/l  so2 : 105 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
SA Young Wine Show 2002 - Gold
in the vineyard : Age of the vines: 8-20 years
Rootstock: R99
Soil type: Granite
Trellis system: 5 wire fence
Irrigation: none

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand in February.
Yield: 12 Tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Crushing: Crush & destalk, skin contact for 8 hours
Type of tanks: Stainless Steel tanks
Fermentation: 14 days at 15ºC
Malolactic: None
Fining: Bentonite
Filtration: Kieselghur, sheet and membrane
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 3 days

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