Villiera Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Jeff Grier
Main Variety : Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol : 13.18 %vol
pH : 3.33
RS : 3.2 g/l
Total Acid : 6.2 g/l
Appellation : Western Cape
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
PREVIOUS AWARDS
  • Wine-of-the-month Club winner in 2007, 1995, 1992 & 1990
  • Oaks Wine Club winner in 1991 & 1993
  • 1995: International Wine Challenge - Bronze Medal
  • SAA Awards - Selected for Business Class
  • 1997: Concours Mondial de Bruxelles - Silver Medal
  • SA Young Wine Show - Gold Medal
  • SAA Awards - Selected for Business Class
  • Veritas Awards - Double Gold Medal
  • WINE Magazine - 4 Stars
  • 1999:SA Airways Business Class and awarded Gold at Michaelangelo
  • Expovena (Zurich) - Silver Medal
  • 2000: International Wine Challenge - Bronze Medal
  • John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • 2001: Basel Wine Fair (Switzerland) - Gold Medal
  • Concours Mondial de Bruxelles - Gold Medal
  • John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • The Wine Spectator - 87 Points
  • 2002: Concours Mondial de Bruxelles - Silver Medal
  • John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • 2003: John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • The Wine Spectator - 89 Points
  • 2004: John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • Veritas Awards - Silver medal
  • 2006: Basel Wine Fair (Switzerland) - Certificate of Honour
  • John PLATTER Wine Guide - 3½ Stars
  • Wine of the Month Club - Best Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2007: John PLATTER Wine Guide - 3½ Stars
  • 2009: 4 Stars - WINE Magazine
  • John PLATTER Wine Guide - 3½ Stars
  • Tasting Notes
    In keeping with the trend towards fruit driven wines this Sauvignon Blanc displays intense varietal character including gooseberry and fig flavours.  It can be enjoyed alone or as an accompaniment to good seafood.
    Ageing Potential
    Although attractive now, our 2011 Sauvignon Blanc can be kept for a further 2 to 3 years.
    Blend Information
    100% Sauvignon Blanc
    In The Cellar
    Optimally ripe grapes were received at the cellar. After ensuring good protection against oxidation the crushed and allowed 6 hours skin contact time before pressing. After a clean settling, the juice was racked into fermentation and fermentation and fermented cold with selected yeast.

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    Tel: +27.218652002   Fax: +27.218652314   Email: wine@villiera.com  
    Cnr R101 & R304, Koelenhof, P.O. Box 66 , Stellenbosch, 7605, South Africa
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