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December 21st, 2015 -

Michael Olivier Reviews Sauvignon Blanc 2015

The grapes for the Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2015 emanate from different wine appellations in the western Cape. And the batches were vinified separately and then blended later. Pre fermentation maceration, dependent on what the mash requires, takes place for anything from 2 to 12 hours. After fermentation, the wine is kept on the lees for as long as possible to add palate weight, texture and length. This means that very low levels of sulphur are required as the lees is a natural preservative. Once ready for bottling the wine is microbiologically assessed to ensure the minimal level of filtration required.

 

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by Michael Olivier | Wine, Food and Lifestyle writer

Press Clippings

December 21st, 2015 -

Michael Olivier Reviews Sauvignon Blanc 2015

The grapes for the Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2015 emanate from different wine appellations in the western Cape. And the batches were vinified separately and then blended later. Pre fermentation maceration, dependent on what the mash requires, takes place for anything from 2 to 12 hours. After fermentation, the wine is kept on the lees for as long as possible to add palate weight, texture and length. This means that very low levels of sulphur are required as the lees is a natural preservative. Once ready for bottling the wine is microbiologically assessed to ensure the minimal level of filtration required.

 

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by Michael Olivier | Wine, Food and Lifestyle writer

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