David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2011

David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2011

This Sauvignon blanc is packed with brilliance and stature, it shows a multifarious compilation of fruit and earth. Powerful layers of green figs and gooseberries, with a touch of grapefruit, fynbos and a steely minerality, a reflection of the cool climate terroir of Elim where the grapes are sourced.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : Elim
analysis : alc : 13.24 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : White  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Novare SA Terrior Wine Awards 2013: Walker Bay & Cape Agulhas Districts - Top Sauvignon Blanc
Veritas Wine Awards 2012 - Silver Medal
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2012 - Silver
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze Medal
Top 100 SA Wines 2012 - Winner
Robert Parker Rating Aug. 2011 - 91 points
Top 100 SA Wines 2011 - Winner
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011 - Silver Medal
Veritas 2010 Wine Awards - Gold Medal

ageing : Optimum 2 - 5 years after release.

in the vineyard : Facing: South
Soil types: Bokkeveld slate, Koffieklip and gravel
Age of vines: 10 years
Vineyard area: 3 Ha
Trellised: Extended 6 Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Clone: SB316 on Richter 99.

about the harvest: Yield per Ha: 5.5 t/Ha
Harvest date: 18 - 24 February 2011
Degrees Balling at Harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 21.5° - 24° Balling.

in the cellar : Vinification: Reductive style, cold crush 8° C
Skin contact for 8 hours, light pressing, only free run juice used. Settle for 2 days at 10° C.
Fermentation days: 21days at 12° days with selected yeast strains.
Lees Contact: 5 months lees contact, tank battonage weekly

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