Cape View Classic White 3L 2004

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.78 %vol
pH - 3.34
RS - 3.8 g/l
Total Acid - 5.9 g/l


Type - White

Tasting Notes

The light tropical fruit salad flavours of Chenin Blanc is lifted with zesty lemongrass and Cape gooseberry tones from the Sauvignon Blanc component; fresh and easy-drinking.

Ageing Potential

For immediate consumption.

Blend Information

70% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Chenin Blanc

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of ±10 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are made separately in the reductive method, the juice is given up to 24 hours skin contact and 2 ½ months on the lees before sulphuring up. The two wines are then blended together to produce the best Combination of both cultivars.

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Cape View Classic White 3L 2004 Danie Steytler Sauvignon Blanc

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