Diemersdal 8 Rows Sauvignon Blanc (6/case) (R165/BOTTLE)

Diemersdal 8 Rows Sauvignon Blanc (6/case) (R165/BOTTLE)

Regular price R 990.00 Sale

Oenology:

The grapes were night harvested at 23.5ºB, crushed and de-stemmed reductively.

Skin contact of 24 hours, pressed and settled for 36 hours. Racked and inoculated with selected yeast, VIN7. 3 weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 12-14ºC.

Maturation:

Post fermentation lees contact of 4 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouth feel and concentration. The wine was bottled unfiltered and sediment may occur after time.

Winemaker’s notes:

An intense with concentrated aromas on the nose that follows through on the palate. The wine shows a strong core of minerality with a flinty elegance on the nose with a rounded mouth-feel and balanced acidity on the finish. A seamless wine where all the components are in perfect balance.

Food suggestions:

Pan-seared tuna or fresh salmon with a fennel and olive oil dressing.

Awards:

2014 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial du Sauvignon Blanc ’15
2013 vinatge: 9 Scores – Tim Atkins (2014)
2013 vinatge: Top 5 Estate Wines – SA Novare Terroir ‘14
2010 vintage: Gold – Concours Mondial du Sauvignon Blanc ’11
2010 vintage: Gold – Michelangelo Intl’ Wine Awards ’10
2010 vintage: Gold – Veritas ‘10