DeWaal Young Vines Sauvignon Blanc 2017 (6/case) (R79/BOTTLE)
WINEMAKER: Chris de Waal
COMMENTS OF THE WINEMAKER
A beautiful, crisp low-alcohol wine. Ideal for summer lunches.
Lovely refreshing fruit flavours – green pepper, lime and melon.
Young Vines was created out of the need to have a good wine-by-the-glass in gourmet restaurants.
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 10 – 14 days
Alc Strength: 12.0%
TA (g/l): 5.6 g/l
RS: 2.3 g/l
Cellar Maturation: Unwooded
Bottling Date: May 2014
Future Maturation Potential: 1 – 2 years
Market Release Date: July 2014
Grape Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc
Location of Vineyard: High up on cooler South facing slopes
Soil Type: Hutton
Age of Vineyard: 10 – 15 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire – hedge
Harvest Date: 26 February 2014
Sugar level at Harvest: 22°B
Yield per Hectare: 9 tons per hectare