Appellation: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
Vineyard Detail: Sauvignon Blanc
Date: First week of Febuary
Alcohol: 14 %VOL Age of Vines: 12 Years
R.S.: 2.9 g/l Temp at Fermentation 15º C- 25º C
T.A.: 5.4 g/l ºB at Harvest 20.5ºB & 23.5ºB
pH: 3.14 SKIN CONTACT Cold maceration done to extract & flavor from grape skins.
Grapes were harvested in two batches. First 33%of grapes are harvested at lower ripeness to create a solid acid structure to carry the wine. Second 66% was harvested at optimum ripeness to add full fruit flavours and the overall body of the wine. After fermenting separate, these two components were blended to form a seamless integration of acid and fruit. Dry ice used during all stages of production. All grapes harvested by hand before 11h00.