Wine Ormonde, "Alexanderfontein" Sauvignon Blanc, 2016
The wine is light yellow color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a delicate flavor with crisp acidity and refreshing notes of tropical fruits in lingering finish.
Shades of tropical fruits (guava, figs), white peach and gooseberry fruit make up the flavor of wine that complements the notes of herbs, green peppers and asparagus.
The wine is recommended to drink with fresh asparagus, Parmesan, pecorino, vegetables, snacks, seafood and fruits.
Ormond farm has been producing wines 3 lines: "Alexanderfontein", "Ormonde" and "Ondine", each of which has its own production technology. The line "Alexanderfontein" includes available aromatic wines that perfectly reflect the terroir of the region, varietal character and style. Unmistakably fresh, well-balanced, elegant flavor, they are made for simple fun and excitement to any point in life.
Sauvignon Blanc is the hallmark of terroir Darling. Atlantic breeze creates the necessary coolness this variety, forming a fresh fruity with generous notes of herbs and fruit, which is so valued for Sauvignon Blanc. Assembled in February, the grapes are fermented in steel tanks at a temperature of 12-13 ° C for 7 days. Until June wine "Aleksandrfonteyn" Sauvignon Blanc ripens on the lees, then bottled.
Also deeply as taken root vines intertwined destinies family Basson and Darling region. It all started with Vernon Basson, settled here with his large family. Together with his son Nico, he laid the foundation of vineyards, which today belong to the premium class. The main value of the winery Ormond considered people. Children of employees has recently played in the vineyards, come to work here at a young age, trained by more experienced employees and become professionals.