Newton Johnson Resonance Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Product code: 13NEW9B2011

Texture has always been of prime importance in NJV whites and natural fermented Semillon in new oak provided just that - a component that accentuated the complexity of the blend. Pure, finely textured, not overtly oaky, this blend is incredibly drinkable.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Walker Bay
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Product guide note

Sauvignon Blanc makes up 80% of this wine with Semillon accounting for 20%. This wine is pure and clean with distinct flinty flavours and lime citrus fruit. There is a taste of nougat thanks to the small amount of time the Semillon spent in oak.

Production information

Producer: Newton Johnson

The Newton Johnson family has been at the heart of Cape winemaking for many years, but only recently took the plunge and set up its own estate. The winery is based near the seaside town of Hermanus, an hour and a half’s drive out of Cape Town. Read more

Production note

All the fruit is harvested by hand and cooled down overnight to 8°C in the winery’s refrigerated cold room. The bunches are hand-sorted destemmed and crushed in to stainless steel tanks where the juice is allowed to drain into lower tanks for settling. All transfers of must and juice are made by gravity to preserve the structure and integrity of the wine. The juice is settled clear over a couple of days and racked for fermentation at around 12°C until the wine is dry (16-20 days). 16% of the ble

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