This wine is produced from grapes sourced in the Western Cape which enjoys a mediterranean style climate.. The vineyards are 9-12 years old with hutton and clay soils. The vineyards are planted at 3,000 vines per hectare and are irrigated.
The grapes are handpicked and machine harvested in early February.. Yields are 8-10 tonnes per hectare.
Helienne van Zyl
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Fermentation at controlled low temperature to preserve the fruit aromas. A small % of skin contact overnight to extract maximum flavour.
2 months contact on the lees.
Typical fresh varietal characteristics of ripe figs, gooseberries, green apple and notes of passion fruit. A long finish with crisp freshness and acidity.
Alcohol: 12.5% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.5g/L
Total acidity: 6.3g/L Ph3.5
Residual sugar: 3.5g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans