Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.28
RS : 2.4 g/l
Total Acid : 6.9 g/l
Appellation : Darling
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Taste : Mineral


Accolades
2013 Veritas Wine Awards - Bronze
2014 John Platter's Wine Guide - 4 stars
Tasting Notes
An established, award-winning pedigree. This intense wine displays typical Darling minerality and will develop a full spectrum of flavours from green pepper to fig and asparagus.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
In The Vineyard
Kapokberg translated as 'snowy mountain'. In days gone by, this hill, covered in white Spring flowers, resembled a snow capped mountain. At 459 m above sea level, it is the highest hill at Groote Post and bears the name of our vineyard selection wines.

Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 317, SB 11
Rootstock: R110
Yield: 8t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m
About The Harvest
Very special vineyard sites once again produced outstanding quality grapes. The grapes were picked 10 days apart to capture different ripeness levels and aromas.
In The Cellar
Only free run juice was used and the wine was left on the lees for 5 months after fermentation.

Other Vintages
Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
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Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2007 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Kapokberg Sauvignon Blanc 2005 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc

Tel: +27.224922825   Fax: +27.862713993   Email: wine@grootepost.co.za  
Darlings, Hill St, Darling, 7345, Darling, 7345, South Africa


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