White Rhino Sauvignon Blanc 2019

R330.00 per case of 6 bottles

 

Cultivar 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Region Wellington

Climate / Quality of the soil : Cool breeze micro-climate, one of the highest vineyards in South Africa with temperatures 6°C cooler than the valley giving our grapes slow ripening. Our vines thrive on the decomposed high mineral granite Oakleaf with sub –dominant Glenrosa, Tukulu and Clovelly soil formations on the mountain. Controlled irrigation and 5 and 7 wire hedge trellis systems for optimum ripening. Hand harvest in January at dawn to keep grapes cool for vinification. Most of the Sauvignon Blanc vines are grown at the highest (500m above sea level) and coolest area giving optimum flavour characteristics.

 

Wine making process : 

Hand harvesting
De-stemming and crushing, Pressing
Controlled fermentation at 14°C during 20 days, in stainless steel tanks Kept in stainless steel tanks
Stabilizing
Filtering
Bottling and labelling

 

Alc 13%

 

Tasting notes : This fresh well-balanced white wine with hints of tropical fruit on the nose. Gooseberry characters and tropical fruit is carried through on the palate. Our modern winemaking techniques give this wine ripeness, depth and complexity.

 

Food matches : A perfect aperitif, enjoyed with salads, fish, seafood, white meat, dishes with creamy sauces.

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