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Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018

Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018
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Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018
Aroma: White pear and ripe peach with citrus peel on the nose.Flavour: A rich full-bodied wine with interesting minerality from the maritime influence of the terroir. Complexity is added by the wood treatment which bodes well for longevity.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.5
rs 2.0
pH 3.34
ta 5.4
Description
Accolades 2019 Top 100 SA Wines Double Platinum
Ageing Over the next five years from bottling date depending on the storage conditions.
BlendPercent 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Cellar Grapes were de-stemmed, chilled and given skin contact for 1 day, then lightly pressed. 40% was barrel fermented and then left in barrels for
15 months. 60% was tank fermented and left on the lees for 6 months after which it went into 3rd fill barrels for 10 months. Then blended and bottled.

Bottling date: 14 August 2018
FoodSuggest Perfect with fresh shellfish like oysters or mussels, grilled Fish, chicken or a cheese board.
Harvest Harvested at different dates, from two sea-facing sites early in the morning when grapes are still cool. This enhanced complexity.

Dates: Early February and late February 2017
Average °B at harvest: 21.5° balling
Variety Sauvignon Blanc
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen
Style
body Full
style Dry
taste Fruity
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Premiere Range
R190.00
R190.00 per bottle
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