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Namysto Sauvignon Blanc | Semillon 2017

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Reductively made to preserve the aromatic fruit profile, a combination of wine fermented in both stainless steel tanks and oak barrels, having undergone regular “lees stirring” and then matured in barrel for another 6 months, this wine expresses tropical fruit aromas of lychee and fig leaf, leading through to a palate with refreshing melon and lemon characters.

TASTE & AROMA

Tropical fruit aromas of lychee and fig lead to a flinty, crisp palate with melon and lemon characters, creating a refreshing and beautifully harmonized wine.

FOOD PAIRING

This wine is perfect on its own, slightly chilled, but also makes the ideal partner to most dishes.

White

Cultivar/s: Sauvignon Blanc 95%, Semillon 5%

Vintage: 2017

Origin: Western Cape (Stellenbosch and Elim)

Vinification: The wine is made in a reductive style to preserve the aromatic fruit profile. Fermentation took place in a combination of stainless steel tanks and oak barrels. The individual components were kept separate and underwent regular battonage (lees stirring). Blending was done after 6 months’ maturation.

Winemaker: Jacques Maree

Average Yield: 7½ tons/Ha

Harvested: February 2017

Bottled: August 2017

Ageing Potential: 5-8 years from vintage

Wine Analysis: Alcohol 13,73%: Residual sugar 2,10g/l Total Acidity 6,20g/ l: pH 3.41

Production: 18,000 Bottles

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