Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Newsletters

Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Sauvignon Blanc 2013 At last! Our Sauvignon Blanc 2013 is finally ready for release. We only bottled our 2013 Sauvignon Blanc on 18 October 2013 and labelled the wine on the 5th December 2013. Why so late you my ask? Well, we like to leave our Sauvignon Blanc for an extended time in tank. This allows for more time on the lees, which results in a fuller and fatter wine on the palate. (No, not Chardonnay fat – just a fuller mouthfeel than the supermarket el cheapo’s.) We believe a fuller mouthfeel balances the needed acidity in Sauvignon Blanc. This will also help with the...

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November 2012 Wines available

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

November 2012 Wines available

Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – and the rest of our babies. At Twelve Apostles Winery we produce limited quantities of wine – seldom more than two barrels of a specific cultivar. It is always a challenge to convince the grape grower to sell us a bakkie load of his best flavour-packed grapes, but when you are offered 4 tons of grapes from a block that has been delivering top quality grapes and award winning wines for years, you grab the offer with both hands!’ Zevenwacht in Stellenbosch gave us such an opportunity and the proof of the pudding is now in the bottle! Just in time for...

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