Backsberg John Martin Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Backsberg John Martin Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Gooseberry, green fig and guava aromas with grassy undertones combined with elegance and freshness, adds to the intriguing qualities of this wine.

The length and complex aftertaste of the wine creates good memories and is a wonderful partner to cheese, fish and poultry. Also to be enjoyed by itself.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Guilluame Nel
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.85 % vol  rs : 1.5 g/l  pH : 3.36  ta : 6.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

International Wine Challenge: Silver Medal

ageing : 2 - 5 years

in the vineyard : 96% of the grapes are from Durbanville.

about the harvest: 

in the cellar : 5% was fermented in brand new French oak and has spent only 6 weeks in barrel. The wine was kept on the lees for 2 months.

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