//Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc 2019

R70.00

This vibrant, classically styled Sauvignon Blanc presents a brilliant lemon-lime colour. The nose is complex with an array of tropical fruit, ripe figs and gooseberries. These crisp flavours repeat in the mouth, along with a mineral character followed by a long fruity finish. The distinctive aromas support a wonderfully balanced palate, presenting purity of ripe fruit, coupled with a lingering harmonious finish.

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Description

Oenology:
The grapes were night harvested at different stages of ripeness, with the blocks harvested and vinified separately. 5 different clones were used. Crushed and destemmed reductively. Skin contact of 3-12 hours, pressed and settled for 6 -12 hours. Racked and inoculated with a selected yeast e.g. X5, QA 23: CKS; X5. 3 weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 12-16ºC, post fermentation lees contact to enhance concentration and mouth feel.

Winemaker’s notes:
This vibrant, classically styled  Sauvignon Blanc presents a brilliant lemon-lime colour. The nose is complex with and array of tropical fruit, ripe figs and gooseberries. These crisp flavours repeat in the mouth, along with a mineral character followed by a long fruity finish.The distinctive aromas support a wonderfully balanced palate, presenting purity of ripe fruit, coupled with a lingering harmonious finish.

Food suggestions:
Enjoy with summer foods and salads or serve chilled on its own.

Awards:
2017 vintage: 90 Points – Vinitaly 5 Star wines booklet ‘17
2016 vintage: Double Gold – National Wine Challenge (Top 100 SA Wines) ’16

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Additional information

Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 8.1 × 8.1 × 30.0 cm
Vintage

2019