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Metis Sauvignon Blanc

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Sold by: Klein Constantia

R 230

Ready to ship   available2 60 + Sold only in multiples of 6 Bottles

750 ml (Standard)

2016


Cultivar:

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Country:

South Africa

Rating:

92 Points - James Suckling 94 Points - Tim Atkin 91 Points - Robert Parker

Specifications:

14.12% alc vol Sugar g/l: 2.1
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 10 yrs+
Origin: Constantia Appellation: Constantia

Tasting Notes:

Bright and light in appearance with fresh citrus aromas. The wine has a round and expressive palate, full and grippy with a zesty acidity. It finishes with a long burst of mineral and lime flavours.

Citrus
Citrus

Lime
Lime

Flint Rocks
Flint Rocks

Minerality
Minerality

Metis Sauvignon Blanc was inspired by Pascal Jolivet and his holistic approach to winemaking in Sancerre. Using a unique and minimalistic approach to winemaking, we were able to make a wine that shows the true expression of the Constantia terroir. The name Metis refers to the collaboration between the two countries to produce this great wine. This fusion of philosophies is reflected in the flower on the label that is a hybrid of the South African Protea and French Iris.

We have identified the best blocks from a selection of the higher vineyards on the farm. These blocks provide grapes with a high acidity and low pH, able to withstand the way in which the wine is made. Grapes were harvested by hand.

The wine underwent a long, cool fermentation and was left to mature on its fine lees for 12 months in stainless steel.

Food pairing

Thai green curry with coconut milk and fresh green coriander.

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