Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

Price: $25.99
Item No. 91289
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Winemaker's Notes

Pale green color. The nose jumps out of the glass – gooseberries, fig, tinned peas, black truffle, elderflower, some ripe fruits, cut grass, and green pepper. The wine is full, intensely flavored and very long on aftertaste; the balance is perfect.

Drink now or over the next 2 to 4 years.

Learn About Vergelegen

Situated at the tip of the African continent at the Cape of Good Hope in the renowned Stellenbosch district, Vergelegen is nestled between the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland mountains with views of Cape Town, Table Mountain and False Bay. This fertile valley protected by granite cliffs enjoys a mild climate of long warm days that bring the fruit to full ripeness, and cooling...

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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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