Issued by Marlene Truter Communications On behalf of Diemersdal Estate
Diemersdal Estate has won a trio of prestigious accolades on the global wine stage with Sauvignon Blanc.
Their flagship MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc 2013 clinched the South African Sauvignon Blanc Trophy at the International Wine Challenge (IWC) in London which is deemed as one of the world’s most influential blind tastings.
Diemersdal also flew the flag for South Africa and Sauvignon Blanc at the fifth Concours Mondial du Sauvignon in Bordeaux. The Diemersdal MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc 2013 and Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2013 won two of the four gold medals awarded to entries from South Africa. The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon not only endorses excellence by awarding medals, it also seeks to promote dialogue and understanding of Sauvignon Blanc among producers world-wide.
The success of the 2013 Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc was imminent from its early days. As a young wine, it took top honours at the 2013 South African Young Wine Show winning the General Smuts Trophy for the overall SA Champion Young Wine.
Diemersdal custodian and sixth generation vintner, Thys Louw, made the lauded MM Louw Sauvignon Blanc from carefully selected grapes – sourced from one of the farm’s oldest blocks – fermented in French oak barrels to ensure a full, rich mouthfeel and long finish. The fynbos, cassis and tropical fruit flavours are underpinned by a core of minerality and flintiness.