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Spier Creative Block 2 2013

R85.00

Product Description

SPIER CREATIVE BLOCK 2 2013
85% Sauvignon Blanc / 15% Sémillon

WINEMAKER:
Jacques Erasmus

ORIGIN:
Coastal (Tygerberg, Stellenbosch and Darling)

TERROIR / SOIL:
Soils: Clovelly, Oakleaf and Swartland
Terrior: South and South-West facing vineyards from Helderberg, Tygerberg and Darling.
Proximity to Ocean 9 -20 km
Annual Rainfall: 750 mm

VINEYARD AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS:
Four different blocks of vineyard with an age between 12 and 18 years yielded the grapes for this wine. The fruit was harvested in different batches from 7 - 18 February at a yield of 6 tons per hectare.
Temperature: Winter 9/18°C; Summer 14/27°C

WINEMAKING:
Grapes were hand-harvested early in the morning in 10kg lug boxes and pre-cooled, hand sorted, destemmed and crushed. Skin contact was limited to 6 hours and the free run juice drained off to settle overnight before inoculation. The fermentation took place under controlled temperatures between 12 – 14 °C. The wine matured for 4 months on the lees before blending and bottling.

ANALYSIS:
Alc: 13.34 % TA: 6.3 g/L
RS: 3.0 g/L pH: 3.36

APPEARANCE:
Pale straw with lime green rim.

TASTING NOTE:
Green apple, ripe kiwi fruit and white peaches on the nose. Green winter melon with an undertow of green asparagus on the palate.

SERVE WITH:
Butter roasted chicken with goats cheese or fish.

 

Other Details

Awards:
Gold Veritas Wine Awards 2014; Gold Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2014; Silver International Wine and Spirits Competition 2014
Other details:
Alcohol: 13.34%