Backsberg Tread Lightly Sauvignon Blanc
ORIGIN: Western Cape
SOIL TYPE: Clay loam, med-high yield, 315m North East -facing Darling, Med yield South and Grabouw med yield East facing.
VITICULTURE: 14 year old vineyards, yield 8-12t/ha
VINIFICATION: Early morning picked, crushed, pressed and fermented for 3 weeks at 13°C. Bottled within the production year in lightweight PET bottles
BLEND: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
TASTING NOTE: Bursting with aromas of gooseberry and passion fruit, this lively wine matches aromatic intensity with great freshness. Lime and nettle characters predominate the palate, with fruit sweetness nicely balancing the natural acidity.