Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

$18.29
Item No. 91300
  • white wine
  • WE91
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Winemaker's Notes

A shockingly good marriage between Old and New World Sauvignon blanc. Upfront exotic green fruit flavours with prominent flint, chalk and minerals. The entry shows ripe fruit, the finish is dry with great length. Friendly already, with a track record that promises huge aging potential, this wine is destined to have great appeal.

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In 1997 Andrew Gunn, an engineer by training, bought land in the Kogelberg overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Elgin, South Africa. After purchasing the farm, Gunn began examining the climate"s history and determined that the conditions on the 420m high mountain plateau were similar to those in the famed Bordeaux region. Named after a Scottish island, Iona"s altitude and cool...

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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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