Painted Wolf
Lighting Sauvignon Blanc
2021

R1,020.00

R170.00 per bottle
W.O Walker Bay

92 in stock

This is an elegant, layered Sauvignon Blanc, reminiscent of a dry white Bordeaux. A sophisticated, rich wine with layers of citrus, straw and minerality, herbal notes and a hint of creamy vanilla.

Additional information

Weight 1.25 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 26 cm

Tasting Notes

This is an elegant, layered Sauvignon Blanc, reminiscent of a dry white Bordeaux. A sophisticated, rich wine with layers of citrus, straw and minerality, herbal notes and a hint of creamy vanilla.

Winemaking

The Sauvignon Blanc was settled and fermented in a mixture of eggs, old wood and stainless steel. Semillon was fermented in stainless and spent 6 months on lees in an egg. Ten percent of the wine is made up from Lightning 2020 which spent 18 months on lees in barrel.
Total production 6,500 bottles.

Wine Information

Lighting was the Kruger National Park’s most famous painted wolf. The alpha male of the Skukuza Pack, with his signature lightning flash on his left side he was easily identifiable a

The Vineyard

The Sauvignon Blanc grapes came from the beautiful Vaalvlei and
Stonefields vineyards in Stanford, which are close to the ocean and have decomposed granite soil. The Semillon is from La Vierge in the Hemelen-Aarde Valley.

Cultivar

Sauvignon Blanc 88% | Semillon 12%

Ageing Potential

This wine will continue to develop over the next 3-4 years.

Analysis

Alc: 13% | R.S: 1.8g/l | T.A: 7.88g/l | Ph: 3.3

Awards

Platter’s Wine Guide 2022: 4.5 stars

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