Benguela Cove Sauvignon Blanc 2017

By , 8 November 2018



Benguela Cove Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Pair with oysters.

The Sauvignon Blanc 2017 from Benguela Cove outside Hermanus features very subtle use of oak – 40% of the wine was matured for four months in 500-litre barrel, 15% new. The nose shows a herbal top note before white peach and black currant while the palate displays lovely fruit purity, snappy acidity and a savoury finish. It’s lean in the best sense and rather elegant. Price: TBC.

Editor’s rating: 91/100.


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    Johann Fourie | 8 November 2018


    Wine sells for R125. This Sauvignon being from the southern slopes grown in mostly shale soils will evolve and gain complexity over the next 24 months, it usually peaks 3-4 years after vintage.

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