Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009

Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009

Colour: Pale straw.
Aroma: Upfront tropical fruit with jasmine on the nose.
Flavour: Crisp & fresh with balanced acidity.
Finish: Full mouth feel with lots of lemon and lime on the palate. Bracing acidity adds interest.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Natalie Nel
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.08  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now until 2009.

about the harvest: Harvested early in the morning when grapes are still cool. Freshness added from first harvest from new vines.
Harvest Date: 5 Feb 2009
Average °B at harvest: 21° balling

in the cellar : Complexity due to lees contact and older vines. Grapes are de-stemmed, chilled and given skin contact for 1 day, then lightly pressed. Cold-settled for 48 hours. Racked and inoculated with yeast. Cold-fermented. Left on fermentation lees (sur lie) for 3 months before bottling.
Bottling date: 19 May 2009

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