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Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc

75cl

£10.89 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Other Vintages: Other vintages
2018, 2015, 2014 and 2013
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Journeys End
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc is a white wine from Stellenbosch produced by Journeys End with a blend based on sauvignon blanc grapes. At Drinks&Co, this white wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Elaboration of Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc

Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Pale straw yellow with greenish glints
  • Nose: A fresh but complex bouquet of grapefruit, melon, and pear
  • Mouth: This delicious red wine offers a round mouthfeel and full, fruity flavour with balanced acidity. The finish is elegantly long and rounded.

APPELLATION: StellenboschVINEYARD: Journey's End is a boutique winery and vineyard located in the coastal area of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The cool climate and south-facing slopes make for ideal growing conditions comparable to French vineyards. The Sauvignon Blanc varieties are grown in the vineyard's highest section, which rests at approximately 200 meters above sea level. Since Sauvignon Blanc grapes are relatively scarce compared to consumer demand, Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc also includes grapes sourced from other reputable local vineyards.GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc

AGEING: Aged in steel tanks for 4 months with lees stirring once weeklyPREPARATION: In a typical year, fewer than 25,000 bottles come from Journey's End, so the emphasis is on quality over quantity. The grapes for Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc were handpicked early in the morning to maintain subtle fruit flavours. The bunches were hand sorted and destemmed before being carefully crushed. The grapes then undertake 8 hours of skin contact and before the juice is settled using enzymes. The fermentation lasted up to 40 days in tanks temperature-controlled to 13ºC maximum.

PAIRING: Shellfish and other seafood, goat cheese, various vegetarian cuisinesRIGHT SERVING RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12°CALCOHOL: 13.5%

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Journeys End Weather Station Sauvignon Blanc has the pale straw colour of youth, with a tinge of green. A complex wine, there s melon and grapefruit on a bed of apple and Bosche pear, with a seam of freshness giving vitality and extending the flavours.Reflecting the vintage, this shows perfectly ripe fruit, full flavours and round finish. Full of character and delicious.
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