Vergelegen, GVB White 750ml 2017

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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SKU
VergelegenGVBWhite201722062020
R450
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Critic Score

93
PG

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60% Semillon and 40% Schaapenberg Sauvignon Blanc

Tasting notes:
'Outstanding semillon-led Bordeaux blend has a lofty track record. 2 vintages tasted: 2017 is 59% semillon, showing body & texture, sweetly aromatic fruit profile; 2016, 80% semillon, is less expressive, with piercing salty-mineral notes. Fermented & 10 months French oak, ±30% new, larger (500L) barrels for sauvignon component.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (93/100)

'Tight, focused and beautifully integrated with herbal (fynbos) grapefruity flavours, ripe tropical notes and a long, focused aftertaste. Serve at 12-14ºC. Most enjoyable with oysters, crayfish, poultry and fish.' – Winemaker

Alc: 14.5% | RS: 2.0 g/L | TA: 6.28 g/L | PH: 3.26

About Vergelegen:
Vergelegen has a 300 year history, dating back to 1 February 1700, when it was founded. Vergelegen (meaning ‘situated far away’), has changed through many owners since then, each of whom have shaped Vergelegen into what it is today. The 3,000 hectare estate is situated in one of the richest floral regions of the world and they practice sustainable farming and have various environmental projects.
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country South Africa
Rating PG 93
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R450.00
Producer Vergelegen
Region Stellenbosch
Variety Bordeaux Blend
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com  |  AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com  |  CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za  |  DEC: Decanter  |  GS: Greg Sherwood MW  |  JS: James Suckling  |  JR: JancisRobinson.com  |  JD: Jeb Dunnuck  |  NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  |  PG: Platter's Guide  |  ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com  |  TA: Tim Atkin MW  |  VIN: Vinous.com  |  WA: Wine Advocate  |  WE: Wine Enthusiast  |  WM: Winemag.co.za Report  |  WS: Wine Spectator