André van Rensburg Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2021

R1,614.00per case of 6

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“This is a very serious barrel-fermented example in the style of top white Bordeaux expressions that is approachable now but will undoubtedly benefit from further maturation of up to a decade or more in the cellar. In the glass, the aromatics are packed with apple blossom, ruby grapefruit, citrus lemon, crunchy green apple, savoury gooseberry, fresh dill and tantalising touches of lemongrass and tangerine peel. But it’s on the palate where the true class and pedigree of André’s winemaking is revealed, boasting a concentrated, energy packed mouthful bursting with tangy gooseberry, lemon oil, crystallised ginger and lemongrass spice underpinned by a dusty, granitic crushed gravel minerality. The texture is super compact and dense, glycerol and mouth coating with just the most subtle hints of vanilla oak spice, a lick of lanolin, lime leaf and a spine-tingling acidity on the finish. This is certainly one of the finest Sauvignon – Semillon blends I have tasted in the past several years.” – Greg Sherwood MW

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Description

Estate: André van Rensburg Artisan Wines

Vintage: 2021

Varietal: 86% Sauvignon Blanc, 14%  Semillon

Alcohol: 14.5 %

Residual Sugar: 1.6 g/l

Total Acidity: 6.8 g/l

pH: 3.11

Additional Information
Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 275 × 190 × 335 mm