Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

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Item No. 91194
  • ST90

Winemaker's Notes

The nose jumps out of the glass – gooseberries, fig, tinned peas, black truffle, elderflower, ripe tropical fruit, cut grass and green pepper. The wine is full, intensely flavored and very long on the finish – perfectly balanced. Excellent with saucy chicken, fish, and pasta dishes.

"Precise aromas of lemon ice, grapefruit peel and melon. Juicy, dry and pure, with sharply delineated flavors of passion fruit, grapefruit and pepper; a bit of semillon (9%) adds some fat. A note of dusty minerality runs through the wine from beginning to end. This was bottled with a screwcap, I move I applaud."- Steven Tanzer, International Wine Cellar

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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