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Backsberg John Martin Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Backsberg John Martin Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Aromas of Cape gooseberry, citrus blossom and sweet grass abound. Partial fermentation in French oak barriques provides a delicately spicy and uncommon complexity. Acidity, so essential to Sauvignon Blanc’s appeal, exists in perfect harmony with ripe flavours of lime, fig and pear

Pair with cheese, seafood, poultry and creamy pasta dishes.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 3.5 g/l  pH : 3.24  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  


2020 John Platter - 89 Points
2019 John Platter - 89 Points
2018 Time Atkin - 92 Points

ageing : 5 - 10 years

in the vineyard : Lyre system 20-year-old vineyards allow for maximum sun exposure.
Grown largely on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain in soils of weathered granite, clay and loam.

about the harvest: Early morning, hand-picked, ripe grape selection.

in the cellar : The fruit is crushed, allowed to settle and then filled directly into small French oak barrels for a few weeks. To enhance the texture and flavour profile, the juice is aged on the lees in tank for a further 6 months

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