//8 Rows Sauvignon Blanc 2019

8 Rows Sauvignon Blanc 2019

R150.00

An intense with concentrated aromas on the nose that follows through on the palate. The wine shows a strong core of minerality with a flinty elegance on the nose with a rounded mouth-feel and balanced acidity on the finish. A seamless wine where all the components are in perfect balance.

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Description

Oenology:
The grapes were night harvested at 23.5ºB, crushed and de-stemmed reductively. Skin contact of 8 hours, pressed and settled for 36 hours. Racked and inoculated with selected yeast, Vin7. 3 weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 14-16ºC.

Maturation:
Post fermentation lees contact of 5 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouth feel and concentration. The wine was bottled unfiltered and sediment may occur after time.

Winemaker’s notes:
An intense with concentrated aromas on the nose that follows through on the palate. The wine shows a strong core of minerality with a flinty elegance on the nose, a rounded mouth-feel and balanced acidity on the finish. A seamless wine where all the components are in perfect balance.

Food suggestions:
Pan-seared tuna or fresh salmon with a fennel and olive oil dressing.

Awards:

2018 vintage: Double Gold -Michelangelo Int’l Wine Awards ’18
2018 vintage: 93 Points – Tim Atkins Report ’18
2017 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial Du Sauvignon ‘18
2017 vintage: 95 Points – Tim Atkins Report ‘17
2017 vintage: Gold – Veritas ‘17
2016: 5 star – John Platter Guide ’17

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Additional information

Weight 1.62 kg
Dimensions 8.8 × 8.8 × 31.0 cm
Vintage

2019