Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2004

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Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.35
RS - 4.2 g/l
Total Acid - 6.5 g/l
Appellation - Coastal

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry
Taste - Fruity


Accolades

Silver Medal - International Wine Challenge 2005
Bronze Medal - Decanter Wine Awards 2005
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Grand Prix Runner-up (Double Gold Medal)
2005 South African Airways Listing - Served on first and business class (international flights) Best White Wine Trophy of the Year Award
Veritas 2004 - Silver
2004 Classic Wine Trophy Award- Silver Medal
International Wine Challenge 2005 - Silver Medal

Tasting Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

Silver Medal - International Wine Challenge 2005
Bronze Medal - Decanter Wine Awards 2005
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Grand Prix Runner-up (Double Gold Medal)
2005 South African Airways Listing - Served on first and business class (international flights)
Veritas 2004 - Silver

2004 Classic Wine Trophy Award- Silver Medal
International Wine Challenge 2005 - Silver Medal
The Darling Hills are Sauvignon territory. This wine with stunning fruit intensity and mouthfeel could only be the product of our ideal growing conditions.

Blend Information

100% Sauvignon Blanc

In The Vineyard

Vines planted: 1993
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 215 A, 316, 317, 11
Yield: 7t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary in low rainfall years
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m

About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested at 21-23° Balling.

In The Cellar

Wood Maturation: None
Bottled: May 2004


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