New vintage release for organically grown La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc

Monday, 8 October, 2012
La Motte
When the first greens of summer appear, a general sense of renewal fills the air and each year at La Motte it also signifies the release of the organically grown Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc.
Grapes originate from a single vineyard in the Walker Bay area that lies against a south-western facing slope about ten kilometers form the Atlantic Ocean. Conditions are challenging with medium potential soils, the absence of fertilizers, strong winds and in this instance a second dry year. These conditions do however ensure good flavour concentration and a wine with depth and complexity.

While not made in a full-ripe style, this Sauvignon Blanc offers intense gooseberry, passion fruit and ripe apple flavours as well as subtle dry grass. The palate has a juicy, well-rounded entry and ends with a fresh minerality.

The 2012 La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc is ideal for the warm summer months ahead, but its lovely complexity offers good ageing potential and makes it a great and versatile companion to food – from salads to seafood.

As part of the ultra-premium Pierneef range which is a tribute to South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957), famous for his mastership in portraying the unadorned beauty of the South African landscape and its architecture, each new release in the range reflects a different piece of Pierneef art on its label.

This award winning wine's 2012 vintage is available at the cellar door for R100 per bottle.

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Organically grown La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Organically grown La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc 2012

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