Wine Club Price R119.00 p/b
This Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is made to be fun, fruity and fresh. The nose is full and intense with aromas of granadilla, summer melons and a hint of lime. The palate is light and smooth yet with a zippy acidity to lift the tropical flavours of pineapple, pear and guava. A fresh brightness rounds off a delicious and refreshing sparkling wine, a perfect drink for a hot summer’s day.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 9.5g / litre
TOTAL ACID: 6.4g / litre
|Dimensions||8 × 8 × 30 cm|
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 2018.
Wine Club price R123.25 p/b
The 2018 Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc delights with notes of fig leaf, lime blossom, nettle and white grapefruit while maintaining its core minerality from the Steenberg terroir. This cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc has a striking and bright acidity which keeps it vibrant and fresh on the palate and pairs wonderfully with food. 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