Fairview Darling Sauvignon Blanc - Fairview Wines - fairview

Fairview Darling Sauvignon Blanc

R75.00

Textured, complex, yet as refreshing as the cool Atlantic winds that blow across this Darling-based vineyard. Winemaker Anthony de Jager attributes this Sauvignon Blanc’s  fresh minerality to the red oakleaf soils and maritime climate in which the vines are grown. But terroir isn’t the only talking point: this classic example of Sauvignon Blanc meets all expectations, being intensely aromatic with granadilla and pineapple aromas on the nose combined with a mouth-watering zestiness that lingers on the finish. A perfect apéritif, but also delicious with seafood dishes or Fairview’s goat cheeses.

 

Wine Info
Description

The grapes were machine harvested very early in the morning, arriving at the cellar before sunrise. Whole berries were gently pressed, after which the juice settled for 48 hours and was then racked into stainless steel tanks for fermentation. The wine was left on its fine lees after fermentation, prior to blending and bottling.

Additional Information
Wine Range

Fairview

Vintage

2019

Varieties

Sauvignon Blanc

Wine of Origin

Darling

Colour

Pale yellow with a green tinge

Aromas

Tropical fruit, granadilla and pineapple

Flavour

Fresh citrus flavours give way to lime undertones which contribute to the wine’s minerality and lingering crisp finish.

Alcohol Percentage

13.5%

Residual Sugar

3.7g/l

Total Acid

7.6 g/l

pH

3.08

Volume

750ml

Variety Percentage

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Food Pairing Ideas

White meats including chicken, pork chops and fish (particularly trout, mussels and crayfish). Also pairs well with our Crottin cheese or simply as an aperitif.

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