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Cape Atlantic Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2021

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Cape Atlantic Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2021

About two thirds from the young Sauvignon parcels at high altitude Cederberg, plus a third from the Ghost Corner vineyards at Elim near the southernmost tip of Africa – hence the gannet on the label. Elderflower perfume. Juicy citrus... Read More

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Cape Atlantic Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2021

ColourWhite

RegionWestern Cape

GrowerCederberg

Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc

Vintage2021

ABV12.5%

Bottle75cl

CodeCED621

Style

Dry

Dry > Sweet

Cederberg

South Africa

The redoubtable David Nieuwoudt took over the Cederberg estate from his father in 1997.

We first visited David in 2003, when he was in the midst of his planting programme, and have worked with him ever since then.

The Cederberg vineyards here are 1100-1150 metres up in the Cederberg mountains, most of them on dramatic shale slopes. Good natural rainfall,...

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Sauvignon Blanc

Origins      

  • Probably in Bordeaux region
  • Parent of red grape Cabernet Sauvignon (established by DNA analysis)

Characteristics

  • Vigorous plant, so can be too leafy and overproductive
  • Aromas and flavours described as: herbaceous, grassy and nettley; Gooseberries; but can also show more tropical fruits...
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Cape Atlantic Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2021

About two thirds from the young Sauvignon parcels at high altitude Cederberg, plus a third from the Ghost Corner vineyards at Elim near the southernmost tip of Africa – hence the gannet on the label. Elderflower perfume. Juicy citrus flavours with an underlying note of nettle. A vibrant and precise Sauvignon with a definite stony finish. Now-2023

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