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Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc 2023

Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc 2023

R100,00

Pale green with light straw hues on the colour. The nose is laden with gooseberry, tropical fruit with a hint of nettles. The palate shows lime, citrus and gooseberry fruit with a flinty, mineral finish.

Specifications

SKU: LEP-001
Alcohol Volume: 13%
Winery: Le Pommier
Type of wine: White Wine
Cultivar: Sauvignon Blanc
Category(s): Greater Simonsberg
Food Pairing: Pasta, Seafood, Spicy Food

More Information

In the cellar

The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. The juice was immediately pressed and cold settled for 2 days at 8°C. Thereafter the clear juice was racked off its lees and inoculated. After fermentation, the wine was left on the fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Malolactic fermentation: None Wood ageing: None

In the vineyard

Situation: East and North-South Facing Row Direction Altitude: 350m Distance from sea: Approximately 23.5km Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of granite Rootstock: R99 Age of vines:15 years Trellising: Vertical hedge Pruning: Cordon Irrigation: Drip

Ageing

This wine is made to be enjoyed now but can be aged for 1 – 2 years from date of vintage.

Cultivar

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Pairing

This is an excellent partner with most seafood and salads. On Le Pommier’s menu we suggest Danish Feta & Olive Pizza, Curry Prawn or Basil Pesto Penne.

About the Wine Estate

Le Pommier is located on Helshoogte Pass, the main route between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. The perfect base to explore this unique and most breathtaking region.

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