Sauvignon Republic Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

$21.99
Item No. 95892
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS88
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

This Sauvignon incorporates elements of flavor from its surroundings and growing climate. Subtle tropical aromas with hints of passion fruit, citrus and minerality are the main flavor elements with nuances of "green" and a crisp supporting acidity.

Suggested Food Pairings
"We have always felt that Sauvignon Blanc is the single best grape varietal to match up with global flavors. Our Stellenbosch, with its bright citrus and under-lying tropical fruit notes, would be perfect with foods that have both briny and chile-spice flavors."
- Chef John Ash

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Rating:
(9/16/2010)
I enjoyed this wine, but found it a little musty when compared to other sauvignon blancs from this region. The mineral content was not as prevalent on the palate as I prefer.
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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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