Nederburg Heritage Heroes The Young Airhawk 2016

Sauvignon Blanc | Western Cape,  South Africa
The Heritage Heroes is a gourmet collection of handmade, ultra-premium wines, each individually named to honor a personality who has played a role in shaping Nederburg's history and reputation. The Young Airhawk pays tribute to Johann Graue’s son, Arnold. Graue senior, who bought Nederburg in 1937, played a key role in improving viticultural standards in South Africa. Fresh, crisp and zesty with a creamy texture.

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Nederburg Heritage Heroes The Young Airhawk 2016

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  • Style

    Creamy, Crisp, Fresh

  • Varietal

    Sauvignon Blanc

  • Flavor

    Apricot, Floral, Peach

  • Aroma

    Layers of green fig, asparagus and minerality very well integrated with wood.

  • Pairings

    Fin Fish, Mature & Hard Cheese, Mild & Soft Cheese, Shellfish, Steak Fish

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The Heritage Heroes is a gourmet collection of handmade, ultra-premium wines, each individually named to honor a personality who has played a role in shaping Nederburg's history and reputation. The Young Airhawk pays tribute to Johann Graue’s son, Arnold. Graue senior, who bought Nederburg in 1937, played a key role in improving viticultural standards in South Africa. Fresh, crisp and zesty with a creamy texture.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14%

AGING

The wine remained on the lees for 10 months and was stirred periodically to impart creaminess and complexity.

FERMENTATION

Bunches were destemmed and individually vinified according to each vineyard block. The juice was fermented in a combination of first- and second-fill 300 liter French oak barrels.

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