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Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Rustenberg

£11.25 per bottle

About this wine

The Rustenberg Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc is grown at some of the highest altitudes that vineyards are grown at in the Stellenbosch region; just over 550m above sea level, right against the Simonsberg Mountain. The cooling effect of altitude and the oceanic breeze make this ideal for the production of a full flavoured, more tropical styled Sauvignon Blanc. Made without the influence of oak the wines are aged on their lees for further palate weight and complexity to balance out the wines’ natural acidity.  The intrinsic Sauvignon Blanc characteristics of tropical fruits, melon and gooseberry, with underlying tones of pineapple and passion fruit sustained on a fresh, crisp and well-balanced palate with prodigious length.

 

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Producer Rustenberg
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Grape Sauvignon Blanc
Bottle Size 75cl

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