Die Kerkmuis Sauvignon Blanc

Tropical Light Bodied White Wine

VARIETY: Sauvignon Blanc

WINERY: Orange River Cellars

WINEMAKER: Chris Venter

WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape

A stunning lime-green coloured wine with aromas of passion fruit and gooseberry. The palate is crisp and refreshing. Perfect for any occasion!

Pairs well with pasta, grilled chicken and quail and dishes with fresh herbs and light seafood.

alc: 11,7 % vol rs: 4,3 g/l pH: 3,49
type: White style: Off dry ta: 5,8 g/l
body: Light taste: Fruity pack: Bottle
size: 750ml closure: Screw cap unwooded
ageing: Drink fresh or within 18 months
Facing: North/South
Soil Types: Deep alluvial ground
Age: 6 Years
Yield per hectare: 18 t/ha
Trellised: Two wire trellis
Irrigation: Flood
Harvest date: Early February

Machine harvest in the cool hours of the early morning at 21 to 22,5 balling and treated in the vineyard for oxidation with a small amount of SO².

Worked as reductively as possible and only free run juice was used. Settled for 48 hrs and light lees taken with racking. Inoculated with yeast and allowed to ferment @ 16-17Celsius. After fermentation left on fine lees (stirred up every two weeks) until bottling.

  • Veritas -  Silver Outstanding