The Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017

R147.00

R147.00 | Club R124.95

LIMITED TO 6 BOTTLES PER PERSON

 

Only just over a 1000 bottles of this Sauvignon Blanc wine was made from grapes from Darling. This expressive wine is fresh and herbaceous with notes of oak and a lasting smooth finish.

 

Tasting Notes

Green fig, pear and floral notes complement the herbaceous and mineral undertones. Tangy and herbal with grapefruit and honeysuckle flavours, on a complex yet silky palate.

Additional Information

Fermented in old French oak barrels

Varieties

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Harvest Date

Mid February

Analysis

Alc. 13% R.S. 2.3 g/l T.A. 5.2 g/l pH 3.45

Vinification

Only 1300 bottles were produced. The components were barrel fermented and then aged for 4 months in new and 2nd fill French oak.

Ageing

Drink now; suitable for ageing for up to five years from vintage.

Winemaker’s Notes

“This wine shows distinctive fresh and stone fruit complexity from both varieties. Green fig, pear and floral notes complement the freshly cut grass and herbaceous undertones. Tangy and herbal with grapefruit and honeysuckle flavours, on a complex yet silky palate.”  Johnnie Calitz

Food Pairing & Recipes

Enjoy with seafood – chargrilled fish, also pairs well with goats cheese soufflé.

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