Rietvallei John B Sauvignon Blanc/Colombar 2006

Rietvallei John B Sauvignon Blanc/Colombar 2006

The wine has a lovely floral bouquet with intense fruit flavours on the palate and a well balancing acidity makes for a zesty, long-lasting aftertaste. A fresh, fruity dry wine for everyday enjoyment.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 60% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Colombard ]
winemaker : Johnny Burger
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 2.99  ta : 7.3 g/l  va : 0.34 g/l  so2 : 132.0 mg/l  fso2 : 40.0 mg/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : The vines were mostly planted on south-east slopes in rich limy soil. They are all trellised and were established from 1983 to 1999.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked at optimum ripeness at about 22º Balling (Brix).

in the cellar : In the cellar the juice was cold fermented in stainless steel tanks at 15ºC. After fermentation the wine was left on the lees for two months and then the different cultivars were blended just before bottling

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