Elaboration of Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2015 (Sauvignon Blanc)
- View: pale straw color with reflections files.
- Nose: fresh herbal notes of red pepper, passion fruit and gooseberry.
- Mouth: dry, concentrated and rich in texture; fresh finish.
VINEYARD: the wine estate near Stellenbosch Spier, is one of the oldest in South Africa with a history dating back to 1692. Mariota Enthoven and his partner Angus, in 2004, moved to London, immersing himself in the restoration and rebirth environment of the family farm, acquired in 1993. today, live on the farm and work closely with agricultural and recreational activities, along with Andrew Milne, who runs the company.
GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc
AGEING: 6 months of aging before being bottled.
PREPARATION: is inside, Stellenbosch is a charming rural region. It has a warm Mediterranean climate and sandy soil, sandstone, but enough rain and cold ocean winds, mitigating the heat. The place of origin of the grape, is a vineyard of 14 hectares in the cool hills of Tygerberg, in the southwestern part of the region of Cape Town. The best grapes are harvested by hand early in the morning, and pre-cooled before manual sorting, de-stemming and crushing. Soaking skins limited to 6 hours. Fermentation at a controlled between 12 and 14 degrees Celsius in a stump of selected yeasts temperature.
PAIRING: seafood, white meat and goat cheese.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 10-12 °C
At the four-star Spier Hotel in the Stellenbosch Winelands, guests aren’t just offered a bed and a morning meal; they’re promised a full farm-style experience. Tucked away on one of the oldest and most celebrated wine farms in South Africa, the family-friendly lodging has 1100 hectares of pastoral pastures, leafy vineyards and spectacular scenery at its doorstep, and guests are invited to get lost in the bucolic beauty of the grounds.More about the Winery