Sauvignon Blanc’s juicy profile means that it is bottled and released quickly, and the wines often drink best when young. This 2012 edition is particularly forward in flavour backed by vibrant structure. Not acidic and not brash. Essentially the chosen wine for warm, hot summer weather. Full and firm on the palate with notable guava, pear and blueberry to citrus tones. A great ripe vintage with exemplary fruit – all from the domain.
-Near the Southernmost point of Africa lies a valley named Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) framed by mountains and within sight of the ocean, with frost free, soft, beneficial weather and the most perfect clay shale vineyard soils... “The 2012 Sauvignon Blanc has a pleasant bouquet not dissimilar to a Marlborough Savvy, offering subtle tropical fruit (passion fruit and guava) underneath the carapace of gooseberry and lime. The palate is crisp and taut on the entry with well-judged acidity, crisp green fruit and a well-judged citrus-driven finish that is focused and true. This is well-crafted and comes strongly recommended. Drink now-2016.”