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STEENBERG THE BLACK SWAN SAUVIGNON BLANC 2022

R260.00 VAT

Wine Club price R221.00 p/b

The Black Swan Sauvignon Blanc 2022 is a pure expression of the Steenberg terroir and shows notes of nasturtium, sugar-snap pea, fresh asparagus and capsicum on the nose, while the palate supports the aromas with fresh lemon and subtle hints of dried apricot and mange tout. A mouth-watering acidity accompanies a full and long finish achieved with extended lees contact in tank. This is a wonderful food wine and will reward cellaring of between 10 – 20 years.

Award pedigree:

2021 vintage: Platter’s Wine Guide 2023 – 5 Stars

2017 vintage: Platter’s Wine Guide 2019 Unwooded Sauvignon Blanc of the Year | Platter’s Wine Guide 2019 – 5 Stars | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 92 points.

2018 vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards Silver Medal | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 92 points.

2019 vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards Silver Medal | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 92 points.

2020 vintage: Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 92 points

2021 vintage: Decanter Silver | IWSC: Silver

SKU: 6008869001798 Category: Tags:

ALCOHOL: 14.22%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 1.4g / litre
TOTAL ACID: 6.2g / litre
PH: 3.36

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Weight 1.348 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 29.5 cm

In The Cellar

The Black Swan Sauvignon Blanc is a blend of the top two Sauvignon Blanc vineyards on Steenberg and is a selection of the best fruit from the vintage. The grapes were crushed / de-stemmed and left on the skins for 18 hours at very cold temperatures. The juice was then left to settle for 2 days before fermentation. A slow and cold fermentation resulted in a fresh, yet weighted wine. The wine was kept on the lees for 9 months before being stabilised and bottled in November 2022.

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