Got this for a bargain R50 a bottle. Not sure what normal retail is, but for R50 it’s a solid gooseberry, green pepper, and all the other stuff you say when you drink Sauv Blanc, Sauv Blanc.
I started this site more as a personal memory aid than an attempt to crack the wine world wide open. That’s fortunate as the wine world remains very much uncracked, but I discovered that I drank the 2010 vintage of this wine seven and a half years ago and gave it a seven as I […]
Surprisingly long in the tooth Sauv Blanc. Unlike me, it’s aged well and comes with beautiful passion fruit flavours (I’ve got grey hair and taste of last night’s wine). Enough sharpness to rough up a cricket ball (if you’re Cameron Bancroft), but no more than your average SA Sauvignon Blanc.
Delightful drop. Best served chilled accompanied by the new Spider-Man movie on a warm summer Sunday. Doesn’t have the typical sharp citrus twang of your average SA Sauv Blanc, and definitely has a bit more body. A bit like Spider-Man (without the webs and teen angst).
“Summertime, and the white wine keeps running out” as George Gershwin might have written if he had the same lack of foresight as I have. He would also end up drinking all his expensive white wine when he should be saving it for drinking along with fine foods, but I can’t find a Gershwin lyric […]
One of my favourite wineries, and one of my favourite Sauv Blancs. Not really representative of your typical South African Sauv Blanc so try something else if that’s what you’re after, but if you want a more full-bodied, yeasty, almost Chardonnay-esque Sauvignon Blanc, then give this a go. Either way visit the winery.
This was a gift from a close friend so it’s winning before I even drink a drop. Fortunately it also tastes good after a pumpkin ale, because that’s how it’s going down. Fresh crisp and as refreshing as the dip I just had in the Breede River.
This is good on levels that go way past my vocabulary and ability to construct vaguely coherent metaphors. Easily the best Sauv Blanc I’ve drunk.
Drink it ice cold and you get sharpness and lots of limes, let it warm up a bit and it softens up and you get kiwis and guavas. There’s probably a clever analogy in there somewhere, but I’m too tired to look for it.