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Sauvignon Blanc Reserve

Cape Point Vineyards, Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2016

R190

12 in stock

Notes

Grapes for this wine are picked on the picturesque south-facing Noordhoek slopes from the Peninsulas’ southern most vineyards. The grapes were harvested between 23°B and 24°B in the early hours of the morning and were all hand-picked.

Winemakers comments:
Cape Point Sauvignon Blanc Reserve is selected from 3 vineyard parcels on the Noordhoek property. The nose shows delicate floral elements, grapefruit, stone fruit and limes along with subtle wood spice. This all follows to a rich textured palate all held together by an incredible mineral backbone. The wine shows great structure and will develop incredibly well over the next 5 – 10 years. Serve with line fish, crayfish, scallops and white meat dishes in general.

Tasting notes:
'The Reserve bottling is always fermented in larger, older wood and comes from three blocks on granite at the top of the farm, exposed to the elements. Waxy, floral and very subtle, with oyster shell and grapefruit flavours, subtle reduction and well integrated oak. Ten per cent Semillon adds a herbal note. Drink 2018-21‘ – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2017

‘Includes 9% Semillon. Matured for 15 months in older 600-litre barrels. The nose shows white peach, naartjie and blackcurrant with a touch of fennel in the background. The palate has a weightless intensity about it – great fruit concentration and nicely coated acidity before a savoury finish. Moves really well in the mouth and has a real elegance about it.’ – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 94/100

Grapes for this wine are picked on the picturesque south-facing Noordhoek slopes from the Peninsulas’ southern most vineyards. The grapes were harvested between 23°B and 24°B in the early hours of the morning and were all hand-picked.

Winemakers comments:
Cape Point Sauvignon Blanc Reserve is selected from 3 vineyard parcels on the Noordhoek property. The nose shows delicate floral elements, grapefruit, stone fruit and limes along with subtle wood spice. This all follows to a rich textured palate all held together by an incredible mineral backbone. The wine shows great structure and will develop incredibly well over the next 5 – 10 years. Serve with line fish, crayfish, scallops and white meat dishes in general.

Tasting notes:
'The Reserve bottling is always fermented in larger, older wood and comes from three blocks on granite at the top of the farm, exposed to the elements. Waxy, floral and very subtle, with oyster shell and grapefruit flavours, subtle reduction and well integrated oak. Ten per cent Semillon adds a herbal note. Drink 2018-21‘ – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2017

‘Includes 9% Semillon. Matured for 15 months in older 600-litre barrels. The nose shows white peach, naartjie and blackcurrant with a touch of fennel in the background. The palate has a weightless intensity about it – great fruit concentration and nicely coated acidity before a savoury finish. Moves really well in the mouth and has a real elegance about it.’ – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 94/100

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TA94

Country

ZA

Region

Cape Coastal

Style

White

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