Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2018Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2018Fortress Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2018
R 90.00

This wine displays characteristics that you will find in a typical Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc. Aromas of green pepper, pineapple skin, grapefruit, peach and green melon dominate the nose and follow through to the pallet with crisp citrus and tropical fruits.

FLAVOUR PROFILE



WINEMAKING

This wine consists of only one cultivar, Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes were handpicked and grapes were selected out of our best block of Sauvignon Blanc.  The grapes came in at 23 Balling, were destemmed and pressed.  The juice was inoculated with a yeast strain and fermentation took place for a period of 25 days at a temperature of 14 Celsius.  After fermentation, the wine was kept on its lees for a period of 5 months before it was prepared for bottling.

CHARACTER

  • Flavours of peach, grapefruit, melon and green pepper. 
  •  Enjoy with seafood dishes, Asian food, poultry dishes, and fresh salads. 
  •  Best enjoyed at 10 – 16 degrees Celsius.

ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL


RS


TA


VA

13.5%


3.2


6.74


0.5

FSO


TSO


pH

40


130


3.19

AWARDS

vintage

2015

2010

2009

2008

award year

2016

award

Gold Wine Awards

3 Star John Platter

3 Star John Platter

3 Star John Platter

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