DeWaal Sauvignon Blanc 2008

DeWaal Sauvignon Blanc 2008

The cooler microclimate of Stellenboschkloof adds crisp, mineral, freshly-cut green grass and mouth-watering gooseberry flavours to this Sauvignon Blanc.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Chris de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 years

in the vineyard : Location of vineyard: High up on cooler south facing slopes
Soil type: High potential Hutton
Age of vineyards planted: 24 years
Rootstock: R99
Method of trellising: 3-wire hedge

about the harvest: Harvest date: 18 February 2008
Sugar level at harvest: 23° Balling
Yield per hectare: 6 tons per hectare

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