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STEENBERG 1682 CHARDONNAY CAP CLASSIQUE NV – 750ML
November 21, 2016
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December 5, 2016

STEENBERG SAUVIGNON BLANC 2021

R155.00 VAT

Wine Club price R131.75 p/b

Your same favourite wine with a fresh new look! We have released the new packaging of Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc featuring an elegant, contemporary aesthetic.

The 2021 Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc, pale-straw in colour with an ever so slight green hue, hypnotises with a seductive bouquet showing fresh cape gooseberry, nettle, lime, summer melon, blackcurrant and white blossom. This cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc has a sumptuous entry tied to an enduring length. The lifting acidity maintains a lively flavour on the palate with grapefruit zest and elderflower while maintaining a distinctive mineral core derived from the Steenberg terroir. All the elements of this wine will enable it to bottle age well over the next 2-5 years.

Award pedigree: 2018 vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards Silver Medal | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 90 points. 2017 vintage: Concours Mondial du Sauvignon – Gold

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ALCOHOL: 13.5%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2.6g / litre
TOTAL ACID: 6.7g / litre
PH: 3.3

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Weight 1.280 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 29.61 cm

In The Cellar

This wine is made up of a series of Sauvignon Blanc building blocks from different sites on Steenberg – harvested at different ripeness levels.  Each block yields unique characteristics ranging from flinty, grassy, green pepper to gooseberry and ripe tropical flavours. The grapes were all hand-harvested in the cool, early mornings, starting at 6AM, to retain the delicate flavours. Skin maceration occurred after crushing from 8–24 hours at 10°C.  The juice settled overnight, after which it was racked off clean, inoculated with yeast and allowed to ferment for up to 30 days at temperatures between 11°C – 15°C.  Post fermentation; the wine lay on its fine lees for 60 – 90 days until blending, stabilising and bottling starting in mid-June 2021.

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