A wine showing the true diversity of Durbanville terroir in one seamless blend. Blended from ten different vineyard blocks varying in age, clone and site, this wine typifies the Sauvignon Blanc grape as expressed by a leading winery committed to the variety.
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Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc 2020
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.
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.
Enjoy with summer foods and salads or serve chilled on its own.
2017 vintage: 90 Points – Vinitaly 5 Star wines booklet ‘17
2016 vintage: Double Gold – National Wine Challenge (Top 100 SA Wines) ’16
|Dimensions||8.1 × 8.1 × 30.0 cm|