The Collection Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018

R195.00

R195.00 | Club R165.75

LIMITED TO 6 BOTTLES PER PERSON

 

Only just over a 1000 bottles of this 50-50 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc wine was made. This beautiful blend is fresh and herbaceous with a silky smooth finish.

 

This wine was scored 92 points by Master of Wine Tim Atkin.

Tasting Notes

This blend 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.

Additional Information

Fermented in old French oak barrels

Varieties

50% Semillon, 50% 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 1040 bottles were produced of this 50/50 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc blend. Grapes were grown in two adjacent dryland blocks as bush vines. 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 blend 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. I am thrilled that this maiden vintage was awarded 92 points by Tim Atkin”. Johnnie Calitz

Food Pairing & Recipes

Best enjoyed with seafood, shellfish and oysters, also pairs well with poached chicken, asparagus and charcuterie/cured meats.

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