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Edgebaston Sauvignon Blanc 2018
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.35
RS : 4.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.46 g/l
SO2 : 126 mg/l
Free SO2 : 38 mg/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Light
Taste : Fruity


Accolades

Sauvignon Blanc 2018
-Gold:  Gold Wine Awards
-Double Gold:  Michelangelo Awards

Sauvignon Blanc 2010
-88 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar
-Commended at International Wine Challenge 2011

Sauvignon Blanc 2008
-Platter Guide 2010:  4 Star Platter
-89 points:  Wine Spectator

Sauvignon Blanc 2007
-Platter Guide 2009:  4 Star Platter

Tasting Notes
Green apple, flinty and tropical fruit flavours on the nose flow through onto the palate where crisp, clean acidity is met by a creamy midpalate.  A softer and rounder version of Sauvignon Blanc than most modern day examples with more than a nod to the French style of the Loire.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Suggestions

Ideal with seafood dishes and spicy summer salads.

In The Vineyard
Soil Type: Loam to red gravel soils
About The Harvest

February 2018. All grapes were handpicked.

 

 

In The Cellar

All grapes were hand picked, pressed in a variety of methods including destemming-crushing and whole bunch and then fermented in batches in stainless steel tanks of 5000 litres.  Cold fermentation with a variety of different yeasts was followed by 2 months maturation on the lees. Regular stirring of the lees allowed a creamy texture to develop in the wine.


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