Atkinson Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2007
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Carmen Stevens
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.22
RS : 1.4 g/l
Total Acid : 7.2 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.31 g/l
SO2 : 136 mg/l
Free SO2 : 35 mg/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Medium


Accolades
2006 vintage received Best White Wine, Wine of the Month Club, chosen White Wine of the Year
Tasting Notes
The Atkinson Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2007 exhibits a bouquet of rich fresh green capsicum, green jalapenos, fresh lime, apricots and nectarine flavour. The palate is crisp yet creamy with green fruit tones which are complimented by apricots and nectarines on the mid palate. This wine has a delicate balance and the finish is fresh and crisp.
Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Suggestions
Sushi, calamari, fresh Crayfish and Prawns. Vegetarian dishes. Wonderful companion of summer salads.
In The Vineyard
Origin: Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch.
Soil Type: Clovelly.
Vineyard Info: Hand picked 21,22,23°B . Yield = 7 tons/ha.
About The Harvest
Fruit is picked in light boxes to prevent crushing the fruit.
In The Cellar
The grapes are stored in a cool room to preserve the SBL flavours. Grapes are stringently sorted as soon as they are delivered to the cellar. Fermentation of different batches is done in stainless steel tanks at low temperatures with selected pure yeast cultures.

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