Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2005

WINE Magazine November 2005 - 4 Points
Michelangelo Awards 2005 - Gold Medal
John Platter 2006 - 4 Stars
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
An exciting crisp wine with highly concentrated gooseberry & green fig, hints of grass and a stunning minerality. Fine, cool climate character on the 2005. Has a food frienly grippy acidity.

The crisp taste adds freshness to any seafood dish, especially oysters and salmon.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.25  ta : 7.3 g/l  va : 0.17 g/l  so2 : 126 mg/l  fso2 : 49 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

WINE Magazine November 2005 - 4 Points
Michelangelo Awards 2005 - Gold Medal
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
John Platter 2006 - 4 Stars

in the vineyard : Vineyards: Facing South
Soil types: Glenrosa
Age of vines: 11 – 15 years
Vines per Ha: 2 760
Vineyard area: 3,7Ha
Yield per Ha: 6t/Ha
Trellised: Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Clone: SB316D on Richter 99
SB215 on 101 – 14 Mgt

about the harvest: Harvest date: 1 - 11 February 2005
Degrees Balling at harvest: 20 – 23º Balling

in the cellar : Fermentation
Reductive style
Skin contact for 10 hours – 10ºC
Press
Settle for 2 days at 11ºC
Fermentation temperature 10 - 12ºC
Fermentation days 28

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