Groote Post Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2011


Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.33
RS - 1.9 g/l
Total Acid - 6.7 g/l
Appellation - Darling


Type - White
Style - Dry
Taste - Fruity


Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2012 - Silver Medal

Tasting Notes

An established, award-winning pedigree. Light straw colour with apple, minerality and Cape gooseberry flavours. An elegant, vibrant and refined wine from top quality fruit.

Blend Information

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions

A full and lingering finish that is well rounded and a perfect food match.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted: 2000
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: SB 317, SB 11
Rootstock: R110
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 280m

About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested at 23° Balling, handpicked and selected in the vineyards.
Yield: 8t/ha

In The Cellar

The grapes were harvested early morning and were hand sorted on a sorting table, and pumped over into a tank for 12hr skin contact. After the contact period, the wine was pressed and only the free run juice was used to make this wine. Fermented at 13° C till dry. Spent 2 months on lees.

Other Vintages

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Groote Post Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc
Groote Post Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Lukas Wentzel Sauvignon Blanc


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