Kleine Draken Sauvignon Blanc 2008
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 12.30 %vol
pH : 3.64
RS : 1.8 g/l
Total Acid : 4.8 g/l
Free SO2 : 27 mg/l
Appellation : Paarl
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
Colour: Bright straw with a slight green hue.
Nose: Grassy and Tropical Flavours
Palate: Crisp dry wine. Well balanced wine.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Suggestions
Ideal accompaniment to fish and poultry dishes.
In The Vineyard
Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Alluvial Sand & Loam
About The Harvest
Type: Hand picked
Date: 30 January 2008
Yield: 8 tons / ha
In The Cellar

After destalking and crushing, the mash was cooled to 16°C, pressed at 0.5 bar in a membrane press and, with the aid of a pectolytic enzyme, the juice was settled overnight. The clean juice was then flash pasteurized prior to being inoculated with a chosen yeast strain. After fermentation at 14°C the wine was stabilized and filtered prior to a June bottling.


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