Warwick Estate - Professor Black - Sauvignon Blanc

Warwick Estate - Professor Black - Sauvignon Blanc

Colour: White
Country: south africa
Producer: warwick estate
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
Region: stellenbosch


With 2016 being a drier vintage, the resulting wine is concentrated with a medium, fresh acidity and rich mouthfeel. The nose has layers of flowers, minerals and stones, with loads of white nectarine fruit interspersed with the nuttiness of poached pear. The palate is silky yet austere, with a rounder finish that gives its personality but with a clean and long lemon flavoured finish. It shows the epitome of balance with delicate flavours that keep emerging throughout its exceedingly persistent finish.

Warwick Estate has implemented an environmentally friendly approach to produce top quality grapes, refraining from using pre-emergent herbicides in our vineyards. We spray once annually under each vine row and mow twice a year.

Warwick's Winegrower Ronald Spies The farm also refrains from using harmful insecticides, rather concentrating on spot treatments in the vineyards. 

Predominant Soil: Type:Hutton & Clovelly

Irrigation:40% Drip Irrigation

Avg. rainfall:600mm

Avg. summer temp:28 C/16 C

Predominant aspect of Vineyards:South Facing Slopes

Warwick farm size:110 Ha

Vineyards size:56 Ha

Altitude:220m to 340m

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