Backsberg Family Reserve White 2016

Backsberg Family Reserve White 2016

Oddball.

The Family Reserve White from Paarl property Backsberg is establishing itself as an eccentric but not unaccomplished offering, the 2016 composed of 50% Roussanne, 25% Chardonnay and 25% Sauvignon Blanc, matured for six months in French oak, 100% new.

It shows  lime, lemon, peach and a hint of spice. Rich and broad, smooth in texture with moderate acidity, it comes across as polished and so it probably should at R200 a bottle.

Editor’s rating: 90/100.

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