Backsberg Premium Sauvignon Blanc
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
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.
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Best enjoyed within 2 years
Alc % (vol): 13.48
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.