Kaapzicht Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Charl Coetzee
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.97 %vol
pH - 3.40
RS - 3.1 g/l
Total Acid - 6.2 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Tasting Notes

Pale straw tinged with green; ripe passion fruit and cape gooseberry flavours with leafy green melon on the finish; gently balancing acidity invites a match with summer salads and seafood pasta dishes.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

3-5 years

Blend Information

100% Sauvignon Blanc

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite type soil.

About The Harvest

Grapes were harvested cool with harvesting stopped at 25° C. Yield of 10 tons/ha.

In The Cellar

Made reductively. Dry ice was used to control oxidation. Grapes were given ± 8-10 hours skin contact and enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 7 Yeast was used. 2 months lees contact.


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