The Wine in Detail
The La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc shines with a light yellow colour and light green reflections in the glass. The bouquet displays especially citrus fruit and passion fruit aromas that are adorned by green pepper notes. On the palate, the fresh and very elegant white wine is very fruity at first and then ends with a fresh minerality.
Goes with …
The La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc is especially suited as a refreshing aperitif as well as a companion to a crunchy salad. Like no other it rounds off pasta dishes with delicious seafood and a light sauce yet gourmets also highly enjoy it with Asian delicacies.
Sauvignon Blanc is known for mainly tangy white wines; green reflections are to be rated as an absolute quality feature. The tendency to green is often displayed in the form of green fruit aromas, even grassy nuances are no rarity. The La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc also clearly shows gourmets why Sauvignon Blanc is the most popular white grape variety after Chardonnay.
For many years, the winery La Motte has been standing for wines of the highest quality as numerous national as well as international awards show. Especially popular is the restaurant Pierneef à La Motte which is named after the South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, just like the Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc. The place enchants its guests with a unique mix of traditional dishes and modern cuisine and is definitely worth a visit!
After the harvest, the white wine matured on the yeast for five months. You can enjoy the La Motte Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc right away yet it will keep its wonderful aromas for a few years when appropriately stored in the cellar.