Wine Vergelegen, Sauvignon Blanc, 2011
Reviews of purchase Vergelegen, Sauvignon Blanc, 2011
Wine of pale straw color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a rich, refreshing, well structured taste with a long pleasant aftertaste.
Bright aroma of the wine is filled with notes of gooseberry, fig, passion fruit, black truffle, passion fruit flowers, ripe fruit, freshly cut grass and green pepper.
Fine wine as an aperitif, goes well with seafood and fish dishes.
Sauvignon Blanc from the company Vergelegen - fresh, well-balanced wine with an attractive fragrant bouquet, which is created from grapes Sauvignon Blanc, selected from the best "cool" sections of the Western Cape - "Elgin" (18%), "Darling" (14%) and "Vergelegen" (68%). The grapes are harvested by hand at the peak of maturity in small wooden trays. After crushing and desteblyatsii berries pressed under anaerobic conditions (in the absence of oxygen flowing) to prevent the oxidation and loss of rich flavor. Then the juice is fermented for 2-3 weeks at a temperature of 14-16 ° C, after which the wine undergoes a cold stabilization and clarification of protein. The wine can be consumed young, and can be stored for 3 years.
Winery Vergelegen, located 50 km from Cape Town, began its history in 1700, when the governor of the Cape, Willem Adrian van der Stel, bought a small farm property. However, after his removal from office by the Governor and the return to Holland, the land was divided and sold. Only in the twentieth century Vergelegen began to revive thanks to the efforts of the new owners of Sir Lionel and Lady Phillips, as well as - family Barlow. To world fame winery Vergelegen led the new owners - Anglo-American Farmer Company. Vergelegen vineyards occupy 3170 hectares, the winery produced 70,000 cases of wine a year, the main market: South Africa, the US and the UK. Wine of the highest class, as well as preserving the traditions of local winemaking gives the full right to farm Vergelegen called one of the best in South Africa.