Thelema Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

Price: $21.99 $15.99
Save $6.00 (27%)
Item No. 89819
  • W&S92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • RP89
  • ST88

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is fresh, crisp and full of delicious gooseberry, melon and pineapple flavors. It gives the impression of sweetness, but is actually bone dry. Drink young when it still has this exuberant character.

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In 1983, Gyles Webb and his wife's family purchased a run-down fruit farm at the top of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, where they established Thelema Mountain Vineyards. At a time when the South African wine scene was focused on quantity rather than quality, Webb was a trailblazing pioneer on a mission to craft world-class wines. Construction began on the winery in 1987,...

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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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