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Cuvée Brut

This highly aromatic sparkling Sauvignon Blanc bursts with flavours of green peppers and asparagus, with undertones of tropical fruit.

 

VARIETAL 100 % Sauvignon Blanc
ORIGIN Breedekloof
SOIL TYPES Deep dark loam
CLIMATE Moderate Mediterranean
AGE OF VINES 6 years
VINEYARD AREA 1.5 ha
YIELD PER HECTARE 10 ton/ha
TRELLISED Extended 6 wire Perold
IRRIGATION Supplementary
CLONE SB 108 B
HARVEST DATES end Feb
DEGREE BALLING AT HARVEST 22°B
VINIFICATION Fermented for 3 weeks in stainless steel tanks at 12°C.
No lees contact.
Temperature dropped to -2°C and sparged with CO2 gas under high pressure.
MATURATION N/A
AGING 1 – 2 years
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Density 0.9940
Alcohol 11.58 %
pH 3.40
Residual Sugar 11.3
Volatile Acidity 0.52
Total Acidity 6.0
FSO2 40
TSO2 106

 

SERVING SUGGESTION
Fresh oysters or strawberries and cream.

 

AWARDS

Veritas 2015 – Silver

Veritas 2009 – Bronze