La Brune The Valley Sauvignon Blanc

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Winemaker – Nico Grobler
  
Varietals – 100% Sauvignon Blanc
 
 Origin – Glen Erskine, Elgin Valle
 
Clone – SB 316 and SB 317 
 
Age of vines – 10 years
  
Soil – Bokkeveld Shale, Table Mountain Sandstone and rocky Ferricrete soils
 
Planting density – 3 500 vines/ Ha
 
Elevation – 280 metres above sea level
  
Yield – 8 Tons/ Ha
 
Vinification – Each vineyard from each farm is brought in separately. 80% of the grapes received 4 hours skin contact before pressing. 20% are fermented on the skins for 5 – 10 days. Settling overnight. 90% Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tank 10% in small 900L eggs.
 
Ageing - 4 months on the lees to create texture and mouthfeel on the mid-palate.
 
Winemakers Notes – Very fresh with ripe figs with gooseberry and grassy notes. Mineral core to the wine which are coated with texture which creates a wonderful mouthfeel. Figs, gooseberry and some asparagus ending with a dry clean finish.
  
Production – 700 cases x 6
 
Ageing Potential – 2 to 4 years
 

750ml.

Made in Elgin, South Africa.