Diemersdal Winter Ferment Sauvignon Blanc

R227.00

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.

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Description

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.

Brand

Diemersdal Estate Wines

Diemersdal is a sixth-generation family-owned wine estate in Durbanville which falls within South Africa’s Cape Town Wine of Origin district, the country’s newest and most prominent wine appellation. Sauvignon Blanc has been the focus for the past two decades as a result of current owner and sixth generation wine maker Thys Louw’s knowledge of and belief in this white wine variety. This cultivar has proven to be the most successful among South African consumers and Thys’s aim is to prove that the country is capable of producing Sauvignon Blancs capable of competing with the best in the world.