Good Natured Organic Sauvignon Blanc is proof that the less we meddle with nature, the better it gets. This certified organic white was crafted with minimal interference using grapes grown without artificial pesticides or fertilisers. Enjoy this sophisticated yet unfussy star as a solo act: on its own by a sun-drenched pool. Feeling peckish? Cast it alongside lemon-drizzled line fish or a Caesar salad. Each Good Natured wine has been organically crafted to live up to the high standards for which Spier is known.
This wine is full of gorgeous, typical yet refined aromas of the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety, with abundant grapefruit, litchi and gooseberries. The palate is lively, with well-balanced acidity and bright. The finish is crisp, pure and extremely refreshing.
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Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2023- 4 stars
Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2023- 87 points
Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2023- Gold
This would perfectly match zesty fish, chicken salads or goat’s cheese.
TERROIR / SOIL
Each Good Natured wine hails from terroir unfettered by artificial pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers. The organically grown Sauvignon Blanc grapes grow in two vineyard blocks. four and six years in age, and planted in rich lime Karoo soils in an area called Lutzville. Situated 10kms from the Atlantic coast, the vineyards enjoy moderate day temperatures with cool nights and receive an annual rainfall of approximately 150mm.
The grapes were harvested at night to help maintain freshness and prevent oxidation. The cooled grapes were de-stemmed, slightly crushed, and lightly pressed in the cellar. This cool climate grape's natural acidity levels were respected, with no additional acidity added throughout the winemaking process. The juice was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks. Maturation occurred on the gross lees for four months prior to bottling to give the wine extra elegance, flavour, and freshness.