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2014 Avontuur Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve


Appellation
Wine of Origin – Stellenbosch

Blend
100% Sauvignon Blanc

Harvest Date
Early February 2010
Average °B at harvest: 23 balling

Technical Specifications
Alc 14 %, T.A. 5.3 g/l, P.H. 3.31, R/Sugar 1.3 g/l

Vinification
Harvested early in the morning when grapes are still cool. Complexity due to lees contact and older vines. Grapes are de-stemmed, chilled and given skin contact for 1 day, then lightly pressed. Cold-settled for 48 hours. Racked and inoculated with yeast. Cold-fermented. Left on fermentation lees (sur lie) for 3 months before bottling.

Bottling Date
8 June 2010

Drinkability
Now until 2013

Aroma
Upfront tropical fruit with grapefruit nuances.

Flavour
Full-bodied and flavourful with hints of fresh green asparagus. Fresh acidity provides longevity and a crisp mouth feel.

Food Pairing
Perfect for al fresco dining eg tapa’s, mezze platters, grilled fish and white meat dishes.

Purchase Online here: International Food Club - Avontuur - Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2014 (750ml)

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