Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Rickety Bridge Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Ripe guava, peach, fig and tropical fruit.

Garden salad, fish and poultry.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Wilhelm van Rooyen
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.91 % vol  rs : 1.3 g/l  pH : 3.32  ta : 5.9 g/l  va : 0.81 g/l  so2 : 76 mg/l  fso2 : 43 mg/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

about the harvest: Sauvignon Blanc grapes from Rickety Bridge Vineyards were harvested by hand on 8 February 2005 at 24.2°B.

in the cellar : Grapes were handled with care and worked reductively, although no ascorbic acid was used. Six hours skin contact at 14°C was allowed, before pressing with bag press up to 0.5 bar when pH started to change. Juice was settled overnight, racked off lees and inoculated with VIN 7 yeast. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks between 11° - 15°C and lasted for 21 days.

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