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Savage, Salt River Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape 2021

£17.00

  • Type:

    White

  • Grape:

    Sauvignon Blanc

  • Country:

    South Africa

  • Region:

    Western Cape

  • Vegan:

    No

  • Organic:

    No

  • ABV:

    13.5%

  • Winemaker:

    Duncan Savage

  • Bottle Size:

    75cl

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Description

Beautifully complex and intense, the aromatics show notes of freshly cut fennel, yellow baking apples, waxy lemon peel and hints of fresh wet thatch. On the palate, it’s just as impressive with nervy, pithy yellow grapefruit peel zest, white citrus spice, tangerine and peach liquor nuances on the saline finish. This is next level Sauvignon Blanc that will appeal to novices and connoisseurs alike.
  • Production Notes
  • Producer
  • Delivery Information

Fermented in a combination of stainless steel tanks, concrete eggs and old barrels. The wine spent four months in these vessels before being bottled, followed by a further two months in bottle prior to release. Only 500 cases of this wine were produced.

Duncan Savage, previously the winemaker at Cape Point Vineyards, introduced his own label in 2011 with a goal to produce rock-solid, classic and elegant wines. Through his time at Cape Point, Duncan grew to understand maritime vineyards, which led him to source grapes for Savage wines from maritime and high altitude sites around the Western Cape. These small, hand-selected parcels receive a lot of love and attention throughout the growing season. Each vineyard’s unique terroir contributes in its own special way to the blends. 
 
In 2019 Duncan happened to stumble upon a 32 year old block of bush vine Sauvignon Blanc in Stellenbosch. The elevation, wind and vine age all pointed in the right direction and after a bit of experimentation, the Salt River Sauvignon Blanc label was born.

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