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Diemersdal Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc

Diemersdal pushes the boundries with this innovative style of Sauvignon Blanc. After the harvest, the grape juice was frozen to -20˚C for five months. After thawing, fermentation took place in the heart of the Cape winter, producing a uniquely tropical style of Sauvignon Blanc. The primary feature is the high occurrence of thiol compounds, which gives Sauvignon Blanc the passion fruit and gooseberry flavours, made famous in New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs.

R205,00

Alcohol
14.27%

Region
Western Cape, South Africa

Variety
Sauvignon Blanc

More Information - Diemersdal Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc

A new world style of Sauvignon Blanc. The wine has intense aromas of gooseberries, tropical fruit and sweet-grapefruit with a core of minerality. The excellent natural acidity creates balance to the concentrated, rich mouth-filling texture.

Back Story & Wine Information

Six generations of Louws have practiced the art of winemaking at Diemersdal since the Estate passed into their hands in 1885. More than 12 decades later, Diemersdal is a well-known landmark in the lush Durbanville Valley, one of the Cape’s oldest wine regions.Diemersdal forms part of the Wine of Origin Cape Town where cooling mists from the Atlantic Ocean roll over the vineyards every afternoon, contributing to the unique character of Diemersdal wines.

Pairing
Full flavoured seafood dishes and creamy soup or blackened, spicy pan-fried fish.

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