Villiera Sauvignon Blanc 2003

In keeping with the trend towards fruit driven wines this Sauvignon Blanc displays intense varietal character including gooseberry and fig flavours. The wine is refreshing and elegant with a good balance.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.25 % vol  rs : 3.17 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Previous Awards:
2002 - Mondial Du Vin - Brussels, 2003, Silver Medal
2002 - JOHN PLATTER Wine Guide, 2003, 4 Stars
2001 - JOHN PLATTER Wine Guide, 2002, 4 Stars
2001 - Mondial Du Vin - Brussels, 2002, Gold Medal
2001 - Basel Wine Fair (Switzerland), 2001, Gold Medal
2000 - International Wine Challenge, 2001, Bronze Medal
2000 - Wine of the Month Club, 2001, Selected
2000 - JOHN PLATTER Wine Guide, 2001, 4 Stars
1999 - Expovena (Zurich), 1999, Silver Medal
1999 - Veritas, 1999, Silver Medal
1998 - Veritas, 1998, Silver Medal
1997 - SAA Awards, 1997, Business Class
1997 - SA Young Wine Show, 1997, Gold Medal
1997 - Paarl, Franschoek and Wellington Young Wine Show, 1997, Champion Estate Wine
1997 - Paarl, Franschoek and Wellington Young Wine Show, 1997, Champion Sauvignon Blanc
1997 - WINE Magazine, 1997, 4 Stars
1997 - Veritas, 1997, Double Gold Medal
1997 - Mondial Du Vin - Brussels, 1998, Silver Medal
1996 - Veritas, 1996, Silver Medal
1995 - SAA Awards, 1996, Business Class
1995 - International Wine Challenge, 1996, Bronze Medal
1995 - Wine of the Month Club, 1996, Selected
in the cellar : Optimally ripe grapes were received at the cellar. After ensuring good protection against oxidation the crushed and allowed 6 hours skin contact time before pressing. After a clean settling, the juice was racked into fermentation and fermentation and fermented cold with selected yeast.

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