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Guardian Peak Sauvignon Blanc

About This Wine

 2018 VINTAGE

 

Appearance: Fresh straw

 

Aroma: A refreshing style of Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Vintage is lead with notes of ripe green fruits, green melon, gooseberries, and kiwis, finished off with hints of litchi.

 

Palate: An elegant and clean pallet is supported by flavours of granny smith apple, honeydew and gooseberries while the light/medium acidity allows for an altogether balanced Sauvignon Blanc.

 

TECHNICAL NOTES

Grape Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Vintage: 2018

Origin: Darling 46%, Elgin 19%, Breedekloof 35%,

Winemaker: Roelof Lotriet

 

Chemical Analysis

Alcohol: 12.60 vol%

Acidity: 6.5 g/l

PH: 3.81

Residual Sugar: 1.9 g/l

 

CLIMATE

The grapes are sourced from various pockets of vineyards from the Breedekloof, Darling and Elgin regions. The pockets were selected for their different characteristics that they instill in the wine. The vineyards ranged from 315m to 600m above sea level.

 

SOIL

A diverse composition of soil and topography add complexity and an array of different characteristics to the wine.

 

VINIFICATION & STYLE

Reductive style of winemaking is used to preserve the aromatic fruit character of the wine.  The wine was fermented at 12-14°C in stainless steel tanks until dry.

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