Wine Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc 2007
The wine is light straw color with a greenish tint.
Complex fruity wine with notes of lime, minerals and a long refreshing finish.
Wine with the aroma of minerals and gooseberries.
"Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc" well serve as an appetizer, salads, snacks, fish dishes, seafood and game.
Wine Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc is made from Sauvignon Blanc grown in the cool hilltops Darling region, and perfectly reflects the characteristics of the local terroir. Fresh fruit flavor, rich mineral notes - the hallmark of this wine. Place the soil are considered most suitable for the cultivation of Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa. Grapes for Spice Route Sauvignon Blanc is collected in mid-February. Collection occurs partly manually and partly mechanically. After destemming and pressing conducted cold fermentation in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation is not carried out, the wine was left to stand on the yeast for 2 months before bottling.
History of the Spice Route has its origins in 1997, when the successful winemaker Charles Back bought a farm called Klein Amoskil, more known for its wheat than wine. This was the first step in implementing the philosophy of "wine must reflect the terroir." In just two years the manor was a revolution - were planted new varieties of white and red grapes that had never grew in South Africa. With the help of his like-minded friends - oenologists, wine critics and just "activists" - Charles Back quickly achieved success. 2005 was marked by the acquisition of vineyards on the hills Darling region where today is grown Sauvignon Blanc.
The company name reflects the general philosophy of the manufacturer, not fearing the difficulties associated with, and brave explorers of the 15th century, who made dangerous, but exciting journey on the Path of spices.