Elaboration of Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018
Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018 (Sauvignon Blanc)
- View: Straw yellow with greenish reflections.
- Nose: citrus, peaches, guava and ripe black currants.
- Mouth: Flavors of ripe fruit, blackcurrant leaf with a hint of lemongrass and good minerality mixed with hints of lemongrass, a tasty creamy texture and long finish.
APPELLATION: Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa).
GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc.
AGEING: Fermentation is spontaneous with wild yeast at a controlled temperature between 12 to 14ºC for 16 days and has contact with the skin for 48 hours before seven months of ripening in two ovals 500 liter Austrian oak.
PREPARATION: The grapes were harvested by hand and destemmed but not crushed at 8 ° C for cooling then pumped to the press Bucher Inertys, using inert gas and ensures that the juice is protected against oxidation and flavor loss.
WINE PAIRING: It is recommended to taste with fresh oysters, white fish, red meat, seafood, sushi and Cape Malay cooking light.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8 - 12ºC
ALCOHOL: 13 - 15%
Reviews of Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2018
- Pure, vibrant aromas of lime blossom, gooseberry, dusty herbs, and white pepper. Dense, tactile and bone-dry with brisk flavours of lime, crushed stone and saline minerality.
I liked its character.