Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Grapes are hand harvested early morning at 21-23.5 balling. Grapes crushed at 8°C with approximately five hours skin contact before a light pressing. Two days of juice settling followed by racking and addition of selected yeast. Fermentation is at 11°C for approximately 24 days. Finally, the wine is further maturated on fine lees for additional four months with a monthly battônage of tank before the final blending and bottling.

ANALYSIS
Alcohol 12.5% vol Sugar 1.45 g/l
TA 5.5 g/l pH 3.22
ACCOLADES
  • Veritas '19 : Bronze - 2017 vintage
  • Michelangelo Wine Awards '18 : Gold - 2015 vintage
  • Veritas '16 : Double Gold - 2015 vintage
  • Veritas '15 : Double Gold - 2014 vintage
  • Veritas '14 : Double Gold - 2013 vintage
VINEYARDS & VINIFICATION

Soil types: Clay and loam over a granite base
Planted: Leyda Valley
Yield per hectare: 8 ton/ha
Trellised: Perold system
Irrigation: Supplementary
Harvest date: 26 March 2018

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