DeWaal Sauvignon Blanc 2005

DeWaal Sauvignon Blanc 2005

A crisp, full and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with tropical aromas and flavours of gooseberries.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Chris de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.13  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Future maturation potential: 2 years

in the vineyard : Location of vineyard: High up on cooler South facing slopes
Soil type: High potential Hutton
Age of vineyards planted: 21 years
Root stock: R 99
Method of trellising: 3-wire hedge

Since the 2000 vintage Chris de Waal has vinified the Sauvignon Blanc vineyards separately. The best wine is selected after a comparison tasting and bottled under the DeWaal label.

about the harvest: Harvest date: 3 February 2005
Sugar level at harvest: 22° Balling
Yield per hectare: 7 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Length of fermentation: 10-14 days
Bottling date: July 2005
Market release date: Summer 2005

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