Miravel Nigma 2021

Original price was: R840,00.Current price is: R840,00.
Price per case (6 bottles)

A delicious wine which is a wooded sauvignon with floral notes on the nose, particularly elderberry, as well as hints of honey. The palate picks up refreshing citrus with some nutty and toasty flavours. A well balanced, yet complex wine with a soft mouth feel.

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Description

Product

NIGMA - Wooded Sauvignon Blanc

Vintage

2021

Vineyard

Helderberg, Stellenbosch

Platter Awards

4 Stars (2024)
Date harvested

24 February 2021

Date bottled

9 December 2021

Date released

February 2023

No bottles produced

379 bottles

Wine maker

Schalk van der Westhuizen, Lanrust, Helderberg.

Vineyard Description

Grapes are grown on the north-east slopes facing the Helderberg Mountains and benefiting from the cool sea breezes which are 4 km away.

Harvest

Grapes are harvested first thing in the morning and delivered to the cellar where the grapes are destemmed and cooled down to 150.

Vinification

Five to six hour skin contact before pressing and worked on reductively. Barrel fermentation and batonage carried out daily for a month after fermentation. Bentonite used for protein stability and wine kept at low temperatures over a long period for cold stabilization. Thereafter wine was left on lees for 10 months prior to bottling.

Style

Fruit driven with influence of oak contact in a ‘Revolution’ oak barrel for 10 months.

Storage

This wine can easily be stored up to four or six years.

Nose

Floral, elderberry, hints of honey.

Palate

Citrus and nutty flavours.

Body

Fresh and balanced.

Finish

Complex and buttery mouth feel.

Alcohol

13.5 %

Residual Sugar

1.9 g/l

Total Acidity

6.1 g/l

PH

3.44