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Springfield Estate Special Cuvee Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Springfield Estate Special Cuvee Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Grown in the estate’s prime site for Sauvignon, this results in a complex wine, with a sensuous combination of passion fruit, nettles and minerality


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Abrie Bruwer
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 1.12 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 6.93 g/l  fso2 : 43 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Will mature beautifully for 2-4 years.

The Special Cuvée from Springfield Estate is a much-loved favourite among Sauvignon Blanc aficionados.

in the vineyard : Originating from 35-year-old vines rooted in sandy alluvial soil in the estates riverine area.
Vineyard
Sauvignon Blanc 35-year-old vines, clone SB242 on rootstock Ramsey
Origin
Robertson, South Africa
Slope: Very gentle southerly
Soil: 50% rock, 50% sand
Climate: Moderate summer with low night temperatures. Cold winter
Wind: South Easterly (summer)

about the harvest: This cuvée, or blend, is achieved by two pickings - one earlier in the harvest and another slightly later. 
Harvested at night in February 2019
Yield
6 t/ha

in the cellar : Filtration
Not sterile, only 2.5 micron filtration prior to bottling on the estate.
Settled without enzymes at -3°C for 2-3 weeks ,18 days alcoholic fermentation, 100 days lees contact.
Racked only twice, under CO2
Stabilized at -3ºC for tartrates
80 g/hl Bentonite fining