//MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc 2018

MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc 2018

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The MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc is made from carefully selected grapes and fermented in French oak barrels to ensure a wine with a full, rich mouthfeel and a long finish. The flavours fynbos, asparagus and tropical fruit are underpinned by a core of minerality and complex fruit and vanilla flavours.

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Description

Oenology:
The grapes were hand harvested at 24ºB, crushed and de-stemmed. Skin contact of 24 hours, pressed and settled for 36 hours. Racked and inoculated with selected yeast, X5. 3 weeks alcoholic fermentation in 2nd fill 500L French Oak barrels, temperature controlled at 18-20ºC.

Maturation:
Post fermentation lees contact of 11 months in barrel, 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:
The MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc is made from carefully selected grapes and fermented in French oak barrels to ensure a wine with a full, rich mouthfeel and a long finish. The flavours of fynbos, asparagus and tropical fruit are underpinned by a core of minerality and complex fruit and vanilla notes.

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

Awards:
2018 vintage: Gold – International Wine Challenge ’19
2017 vintage: 95 Points – Tim Atkin Report ’19
2016 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial du Sauvignon ‘18
2016 vintage: 94 Points – Tim Atkins Report ‘17
2016 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial du Sauvignon ‘17

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Additional information

Weight 1.64 kg
Dimensions 9.2 × 9.2 × 30.0 cm
Vintage

2018