Stormhoek Sauvignon Blanc

2020



The Wine

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.



Harvest Overview

The grapes are handpicked and machine harvested in early February.. Yields are 8-10 tonnes per hectare. 





Winemaker

Helienne van Zyl


Grape Variety

100% Sauvignon Blanc


Winemaking

Fermentation at controlled low temperature to preserve the fruit aromas. A small % of skin contact overnight to extract maximum flavour. 


Ageing

2 months contact on the lees.


Tasting Note

Typical fresh varietal characteristics of ripe figs, gooseberries, green apple and notes of passion fruit. A long finish with crisp freshness and acidity. 


Wine Specifications

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