Kumkani Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

Price: $13.79
Item No. 88577

Winemaker's Notes

Winemaker's Tasting Notes: This Sauvignon Blanc has expressive fresh aromas of ripe figs, green pepper and Cape gooseberry. With a rich mid-palate and long fresh finish, this wine has been made to be enjoyed with food.

Learn About Kumkani

The Kumkani range buys into the theme of ethnic royalty with a name based on the Xhosa word for king (Umkani). The use of ethnic branding for this premium wine illustrates Stellenbosch Vineyards' pride and confidence in its African heritage. Xhosa is the language of the African people who live in the Western Cape. The king is held in God-like awe in tribal governance, as he is the supreme leader.

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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