STEENBERG 1682 CHARDONNAY CAP CLASSIQUE MAGNUM 1.5LNovember 18, 2016
STEENBERG SPARKLING SAUVIGNON BLANC
Wine Club Price R126.65 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.
|Dimensions||8 × 8 × 30 cm|
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 2018.
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Pinot Noir – 70%
Chardonnay – 30%
2016 vintage: Platter’s Wine Guide: 4.5 stars | IWSC Silver | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 93 points
2015 vintage: IWSC: Gold Medal | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 93 points. | Decanter World Wine Awards: 92 points
2012 vintage: 5 stars – Platter’s Wine Guide 2018 | Tim Atkin South Africa Report: 93 points
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Steenberg Wine Club members: R 1,253.75
Rediscover the memories of your favourite wine tasting with Steenberg Cellar @ Home, a tasting room experience in the comfort of your home with a variety of wines available in mixed-case selections.
The Bubbly Tasting includes:
- Steenberg Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc x 2 bottles
- Steenberg 1682 Chardonnay Cap Classique x 2 bottles
- Steenberg 1682 Pinot Noir Cap Classique x 1 bottle
- Steenberg Lady R Cap Classique x 1 bottle
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