Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2005

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Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.62
RS - 2.8 g/l
Total Acid - 5.9 g/l
Appellation - Coastal

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry
Taste - Fruity


Accolades

2006 Hilton International Competition USA - Gold
Veritas 2005 - Silver
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005 - Double Gold

Tasting Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

This wine offers the sensation of fresh cut grass, nettles and juicy grapefruit. This rich fruit is brought to life by a fine vein of natural acidity typical of the cool Darling Hills.


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 in three stages between 21° and 23° Balling. The grapes harvested in the morning went directly to the sorting table and the night-harvested grapes spent the night in a refrigerated container.

In The Cellar

The grapes were de-stemmed before crushing and had skin contact for 6-12 hours. The juice was settled for 2-3 days, inoculated with cultured yeast, fermented at 13-16° C for 12-14 days and had lees contact for 2 months, without stirring. The wine was filtered and bottled in June 05.
Wood Maturation: None


Other Vintages

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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2021 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2009 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2007 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2006 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2005 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2004 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2003 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2002 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2001 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
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Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 1999 Adi Badenhorst Sauvignon Blanc

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