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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.46
RS : 3.9 g/l
Total Acid : 7.6 g/l
Appellation : Darling
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
2010 Michelagelo CCL International Wine Awards - Double Gold
2010 John Platter Wine Guide - 4 stars
The Old Mutual Trophy Wine show 2010 - Silver
Tasting Notes
An established, award-winning pedigree. Light straw colour with dusky, green pepper and asparagus on the nose. An elegant, vibrant and refined wine from top quality fruit. A full and lingering finish that is well rounded and a perfect food match.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
In The Vineyard

Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 317, SB 11
Rootstock: R110
Yield: 7 tons/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m

About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested at 23° Balling, handpicked and sorted in the vineyards.

In The Cellar

Cooled down overnight to 5° C in refrigerated containers. The grapes were hand sorted over a sorting table and into the tank for 24hr skin contact. After the contact period, pressed and only the free run juice used to make this wine. Fermented at 13° C till dry. Spent 3 months on lees. Fined and bottled without filtration.


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Tel: +27.224922825   Fax: +27.862713993   Email: wine@grootepost.co.za  
P.O. Box 103, Darling, 7345, South Africa