Steenberg Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc NV - SOLD OUT

This Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is made to be fun, fruity and fresh. The nose bursts with aromas of passion fruit, litchi, guava, pineapple, mango and green apples. The palate is fresh and fizzy with a fruit explosion. Sweet fruits linger on the aftertaste with a refreshing finish, perfect for a hot summer's day.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc | 100% Sauvignon Blanc
winemaker : JD Pretorius
wine of origin : Constantia
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 9.56 g/l  pH : 3.06  ta : 7.58 g/l  
type : Sparkling  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Soil type: Weathered Granite
Trellising: 4 wire Perold
Age of vines: 5 - 17 years
Pruning: Spur - 2 bud
Rootstock: US 8/7

about the harvest: Harvested: January 2017
Yield: 6 - 12 ton/ha

in the cellar : The Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc base wine is made in the traditional method, harvested by hand and gently whole bunch pressed at low pressures in order to not extract bitter phenols. The juice was settled overnight and racked clean before fermentation. Fermentation took place at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks and took three weeks to complete. After the primary fermentation; the wine was stabilised and prepared for the secondary fermentation in bottle. The secondary fermentation in bottle took three months to complete and the first disgorgement took place in May 2017.