The Fledge & Co. Fumé Blanc 2015
By Christian Eedes, 29 August 2016
From vineyards in the Outeniqua mountains, this wine from Leon Coetzee and Boplaas winemaker Margaux Nel was fermented using three different yeasts and matured for seven in old French oak.
The nose is wonderfully complex with a floral note before lime, green apple, honeydew melon and white pepper. The palate is well balanced, Sauvignon’s usual exuberant fruit nicely tempered by the time in barrel, the finish gently savoury. Most satisfying to drink. Cellar door price: R125 a bottle.
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