limited stock Delaire Graff

Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc

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R 395

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750 ml (Standard)


Cultivar:

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Country:

South Africa

Rating:

Concours Mondial du Sauvignon - Gold

Specifications:

13.00% alc vol Sugar g/l: 2.7
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 10 yrs
Origin: Western Cape Appellation: Western Cape

Tasting Notes:

Our Coastal Cuvée is rich in tropical fruit flavours, underpinned by layers of blackcurrant, gooseberry and nettles. Well balanced and complex, it finishes long, with concentrated fruit and fresh, crisp acidity.

Blackcurrant
Blackcurrant

Gooseberry
Gooseberry

Passion Fruit
Passion Fruit

Nettle
Nettle

The combination of Maritime and mountain is a very unique terroir, and here in Stellenbosch it creates our award-winning Delaire Graff wines. A cooling Atlantic sea breeze washes over our steeply sloping vineyards giving us a rich intensity of fruit. Delaire Graff wines rank among the most prestigious in the Southern Hemisphere. Our unique terroir, on the crest of the panoramic Helshoogte Mountain Pass, is something our ambitious winemaker explores harvest after harvest. A long, slow ripening season ensures world-class clarets and red wines big in structure with soft tannins and elegance. Our white wines capture the freshness of the harvest, while irresistible rosé and a sparkling Brut completes an elegantly balanced portfolio. We are proud to have achieved First Growth status in South Africa – reward for creating our country’s most desirable wines on first pressing.

The grapes where 100% hand picked in the refreshing hours of the early morning from three premium wine regions: 70% Stellenbosch, 25% Durbanville and 5% Franschhoek. This combination brings the unique flavours from each region in full harmony.

The grapes did not receive any skin contact and were gently pressed. Fermentation lasted almost 3 weeks at 12 ̊C with 5% of the wine having been fermented in new French oak barrels for 3 weeks. Then it was left on primary lees for 6 weeks post fermentation.

Food pairing

Enjoy with a summer chicken salad with a creamy thyme dressing.

Poultry Soft Cheese White Fish Salmon
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