Sarah 2013

Sarah displays flavours of bright summer fruit, which follows through to a smooth, balanced palate. Sarah is a blend of unwooded Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc and Viognier – the style of the wine is to highlight the fruit characters of the cultivars. Sarah Anne Buys is Dana’s middle daughter and this wine was named after her on her 16th birthday, following in the family tradition of Jess’ wine. A wonderful, light white wine for warm summer days and nights.

 

Awards

2013 New Release.
Sarah 2010 Awards:
Silver Michelangelo 2010

Tasting Notes

Intricate nose of white pears and tropical fruits. The fruit driven aromas follow through on the palate with a sweet honeydew finish.

Winemaker Notes

The Sarah is a blend between the two origins – Chardonnay from Simonsberg-Paarl and Chenin blanc from Elgin. The Viognier is a combination from the two properties. The wine is fermented at low temperature in stainless steel tanks and spends a short amount of time on the lees. It does not undergo malolactic fermentation. The result is a well-balanced, fresh wine.

Cultivars

Chardonnay 72%, Chenin blanc 24%, Viognier 4%

Winemaker

Susan Erasmus with Ansone Stoffberg

Wine of Origin

Western Cape, from Simonsberg-Paarl and Elgin

Aging Potential

Drink Now or within 36 months.

Wine Specifications

Packaging 750ml under Stelvin
Alcohol/Vol 13% TA 6.4 g/L
Residual Sugar 4.8g/l PH 3.37

Food Pairing

Goes well with seafood, pastas, Asian dishes, light meals and salads. Great on warm summer days as an aperitif.

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