Backsberg Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Backsberg Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Bursting with aromas of gooseberry and passion fruit, this lively wine matches aromatic intensity with freshness and balance. Lime and nettle characters predominate the palate, cleverly matching fruit sweetness with natural acidity.

With a variety of foods, especially salads, cold meats, chicken and fish.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.15 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Best enjoyed within two years.

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean
Soil Type: Clay loam, med-high yield, 315m North East, Durbanville Med yield South facing & Grabouw med yield East facing

12 year old vineyards, yield 8-12t/ha

about the harvest: Cool picked.

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