La Cotte Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Typical Sauvignon Blanc character, with a hint of grass, fig and tropical flavours.

Ideal for easy drinking on its own or with a light meal. Enjoy with white meat dishes, crisp salads or any seafood meal.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Jolene Calitz
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.08 % vol  rs : 3.8 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fragrant  

ageing : Enjoy within 18months from vintage.

in the vineyard : Grapes originated from Franschhoek Region
Average age of vines: 10-15 years
Type of soil: Alluvial

about the harvest: Harvested at sugar levels between 21 - 23°B.

in the cellar : After destalking, flavour extraction is achieved by 8-10 hours skin contact. After separation from the skins the juice is settled overnight. Clear juice is racked from the lees to a fermentation tank and inoculated with active dry yeast. Fermentation takes place at 12 - 15 °C. The wine is allowed to ferment dry, then racked from the lees, stabilised and filtered ready for bottling.

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