DeWaal Young Vines Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Chris de Waal
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 12.48 %vol
pH : 3.36
RS : 3.6 g/l
Total Acid : 4.9 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
Getaway Best Value Wine Awards 2017 - 4 stars and second best Sauvignon Blanc in the category
Tasting Notes
This wine is part of the popular lifestyle range - Young Vines - from De Waal
This range of wines is made from our younger vineyards and are fruit-driven, approachable and soft in style.
This 2018 Sauvignon Blanc shows wonderful tropical flavours, such as guava and gooseberries. The middle palate is full of flavour and it ends with a lingering freshness.
Ageing Potential
Future Maturation Potential: 1 - 2 years
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Suggestions
It is the ideal wine for al fresco summer luncheons. It is perfect to enjoy a glass on its own, or on the Terrace with friends. Lovely with a delicious salmon salad or fresh sushi!

 

In The Vineyard
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
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: February 2017
Sugar level at Harvest: 22° B
Yield per Hectare: 9 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 10 - 14 days
Cellar Maturation: Unwooded
Bottling Date: July 2017

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