Backsberg Premium Sauvignon Blanc

Backsberg Premium Sauvignon Blanc

ORIGIN
Western Cape

CLIMATE
Mediterranean

SOIL TYPE
Clay loam, med-high yield, 315m North East, Durbanville Med yield South facing & Grabouw med yield East facing.

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

VINIFICATION
Cool picked. Some time on the skins would be allowed to extract the most flavors. Juice is settled for several days. After a very cool fermentation in s/s tanks, the wine is bottled for early consumption.

BLEND
100% Sauvignon Blanc

AGEING POTENTIAL
Best enjoyed within 2 years

WINEMAKER
Guillaume Nell

ANALYSIS
R/S (g/l):2.0
pH: 3.50
TA: 5.5
Alc % (vol): 13.48

TASTING NOTE
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.

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

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