Thursday, 19 December 2013

TN : Vergelegen Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2012, Schaapenberg Vineyard, Stellenbosch, South Africa

The grapes for this wine come from the Schaapenberg Vineyard on the Schaapenberg Hill. This hill functioned as Governor Van der Stel’s look out for ships rounding Cape Point. This 2.5 hectare single vineyard was planted in 1988 and is located 6,5 km from False Bay, directly south-facing at 320 meters above sea level.. These un-irrigated vines are planted on a south facing slope in weathered granite soils. 

This wine was imported by Vinunic AB.


Colour : Pale watery lemon

Aroma : Nettles, Passionfruit, peach, lemon, pear

Taste : Nettles, lemon, minerals, peach, zingy

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 169 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 99250

Mark : C+

Website : Vergelegen

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