Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2003

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2004 - Silver
The wine shows green fig, gooseberries, guava, cut grass, and most importantly a core of minerally – flinty flavours. The taste is full and long.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Vergelegen Wines
winemaker : Andre van Rensburg
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 6.9 g/l  va : 0.83 g/l  so2 : 106 mg/l  fso2 : 54 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2004 - Silver

ageing : Can be enjoyed now, but will be great in 12 – 24 months

in the vineyard : South west facing slopes on the Schaapenberg and facing the nearby False Bay coastline. The soils are Clovelly and decomposed granites. No irrigation.

in the cellar : After destemming / crushing the juice is left on the skins for 18 hours at 8 ºC. This is followed by a light pressing and settling at low temperatures for 8 days. The “clean” juice is then fermented with Vin 7 for 21 days at 14ºC. No lees contact is allowed.

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