Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Pale green with light straw hues on the colour. The nose is laden with gooseberry, tropical fruit with a hint of nettles. The palate shows lime, citrus and gooseberry fruit with a flinty, mineral finish.

This is an excellent partner with most seafood and salads.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Le Pommier Winemaker
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.51 % vol  rs : 1.87 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 6.23 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  


2018 SAWWA Awards - Gold

ageing : 1-2 years

in the vineyard : Blending: 100% Sauvignon blanc
Situation: East and north-south facing row direction
Altitude: 350m
Distance from sea: Approximately 23.5km
Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of
Rootstock: R99
Age of vines: 15 years
Trellising: Vertical hedge
Pruning: Cordon
Irrigation: Drip

about the harvest: Picking date: February 2018
Yield: 9 tons/ha average

in the cellar : Yeast: VL3
The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. The juice was immediately pressed and
cold settled for 2 days at 8ºC. Thereafter the clear juice was racked off its lees and
inoculated. After fermentation the wine was left on the fine lees in stainless steel
tanks for 6 months.
Malolactic fermentation: None
Wood aging: None
Bottled: April 2018

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