Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis assisted by Neil Ellis
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.3
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 6.85 g/l
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
In The Vineyard
These bushvines are low-yielding vineyards with no supplementary irrigation. The soil consists of predominantly decomposed granite and clay with good water-retention capacities. Multi-clonal planting on R110.
About The Harvest
Harvest commenced on 2 February and carried through to 25 February. Grapes were harvested between 20.3 and 23.7°B with a total acid of 7.6 and a pH of 3.42.
In The Cellar
The juice was handled reductively and left to settle for 3 days after which it was racked and inoculated to ferment at low temperatures. Left on the lees for 3 months before blending and bottling. Bottled in August 2010.

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