John Loubser's 2013 CWG Auction Wine

John Loubser Thirteen 2011Sauvignon Blanc 50%, Semillon 50% Wine of Origin Constantia

The Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are both new plantings that come off block 13A and 13B at Steenberg Vineyards respectively - they were harvested on the same day at 23.5 ° balling and co-fermented in one large 500 litre third fill barrel (in a cold room). After 10 months of maturation, the wine was naturally fined and cold stabilised in the barrel and then bottled.

Tasting Notes: Typical minerality derived from decomposed granite - complex tropical fruit supported by subtle oak nuances - perfect balance between structure and texture.

Bottle size 750 ml Case size 6 x 750 ml Qty. cases produced 108 Qty. cases on offer 42 Alc 13.5 vol% RS 2.5 g/l TA 7.1 g/l pH 3.09

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