Fairview Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

$10.29
Item No. 86899
  • white wine
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Winemaker's Notes

A harmoneous blend of" Sauvignon grapes from different ares with the Costal Region, Gnarled 40 year old, unirrigated bush vines provide the base of this wine and provide it's rich, expressive style."
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A Sauvignon Blanc with clean gooseberry, green pepper, and fig aromas. 5 months on lees lends this wine it's"rich palate.

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The home of Fairview wines is a 300 ha farm on the southwest-facing slopes of Paarl Mountain, a granite rock outcrop in the heart of the Paarl wine district, viticulturally among the most historic and influential areas of the Cape winelands. Winemaking on the farm can be traced back to 1699, not quite a half-century after the first European settlers arrived in southern Africa. But...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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