DeWaal Sauvignon Blanc 2003
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Chris de Waal
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.24
RS : 1.1 g/l
Total Acid : 6.2 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Medium


Accolades
Since the 2000 vintage Chris de Waal has vinified the Sauvignon Blanc vineyards separately. The best wine is selected after a comparison tasting and bottled under the DeWaal label.
Tasting Notes
A crisp, full and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with tropical aromas and flavours of gooseberries.
Ageing Potential
2 years.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
In The Vineyard
Location: High up on cooler South facing slopes
Soil Type: High potential Hutton
Age of Vines: 19 years
Rootstock: R 99
Trellising: 3-wire hedge
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: 15 February 2003
Sugar level at harvest: 23.5 °B
Yield: 6 tons / hectare.
In The Cellar
Length of Fermentation: 10-14 days
Maturation: Unwooded
Bottling Date: May 2003
Production: 500 Cases
Market Release Date: Spring 2003

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