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The Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2019

R160.00

Awarded 93 points in the Tim Atkin (MW) South Africa Report 2020

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Description

Tasting Notes

“Classic Sauvignon Blanc complexity with green fig floral pear drop notes and a hint of cut grass on the nose, follow through seamlessly to the full textured palate. The silky feeling of the beautifully balanced mouthfeel is complemented by a line of natural acidity and a long aftertaste”.  Johnnie Calitz (winemaker)

Food Pairing

This wine pairs well with fresh oysters, scallops, line fish and creamy purees like cauliflower puree.

 

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Appellation

Groenekloof, Darling

Varieties

Sauvignon Blanc

Harvest Date

Mid February

Analysis

Alc. 14%, R.S. 2.0 g/L, T.A. 7.1 g/L, pH 3.40

Fermentation

A single Nomblot egg clay cement tank was used for the fermentation process which allowed the wine to remain in contact with its lees for 3 months.

Ageing

Drink now; suitable for ageing for up to five years from vintage.

Winemaker's Note

“Classic Sauvignon Blanc complexity with green fig floral pear drop notes and a hint of cut grass on the nose, follow through seamlessly to the full textured palate. The silky feeling of the beautifully balanced mouthfeel is complemented by a line of natural acidity and a long aftertaste” – Johnnie Calitz

Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2019

  • Tim Atkin South Africa Report 2020 – 93 points
  • Tim Atkin South Africa Report 2019 – 92 points
  • South African Young Wine Awards – Silver
  • Veritas Awards – Gold

Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017

  • Tim Atkin South Africa Report 2017 – 92 points

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