//Diemersdal Winter Ferment 2019

Diemersdal Winter Ferment 2019

R145.00

A new world style of Sauvignon Blanc. The wine has intense aromas of gooseberries, tropical fruit and sweet-grapefruit with a core of minerality. The excellent natural acidity creates balance to the concentrated, rich mouth-filling texture.

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Description

Oenology:
Night harvested at 23B and crushed and destemmed – reductively Skin contact for 3 hours, pressed and settled for 48 hours. The fermentation of this wine was postponed for 5 months before inoculated with CKS. Two weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 14-16oC and was bottled soon thereafter.

Maturation:
Post fermentation lees contact of 4 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouthfeel and concentration. The wine is bottled unfiltered and sediment may occur.

Winemaker’s notes:
A new world style of Sauvignon Blanc. The wine has intense aromas of gooseberries, tropical fruit and sweet-grapefruit with a core of minerality. The excellent natural acidity creates balance to the concentrated, rich mouth-filling texture.

Food suggestions:
Full flavoured seafood dishes and creamy soup or blackened, spicy pan-fried fish.

Awards:
2018 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial du Sauvignon ’19
2018 vintage: Winner (Top 10) – FNB Sauvignon Top 10 ’18
2018 vintage: Winner Gold – Veritas ‘18
2017 vintage: Winner (Top 10) – FNB Sauvignon Top 10 ’17
2017 vintage: Sauvignon Blanc Trophy – South African Young Wine Show ‘17
2017 vintage: Double Gold – Veritas ‘17

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Additional information

Weight 1.36 kg
Dimensions 8.3 × 8.3 × 30.0 cm
Vintage

2019