A pale straw in colour. The bouquet is reminiscent of green figs with hints of gooseberries and an intrusion of green peppers. The palate delights with fresh, silky fruit driven with ripe yellow fruit comparable to gooseberries, passion fruit and melon. Dry, fresh with a long and lingering finish.
Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc
for the equivalent of £12.50 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Style: Fruity and Fresh
Country: South Africa
Alcohol: 13.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
4 in stock
The Constantia wine region between the Indian and Atlantic Oceans is one of the oldest in South Africa. Wine from the then Dutch colony was highly traded in Europe. But owners of the dreamlike property came and went - the winery was neglected, the fame was lost. in 1980, the German couple Müller took heart and restored the winery as well as the gleaming white mansion - with a small interlude of marauding baboons, which in the 1990s gleefully consumed over half of the vines and devastated the well. Today, the estate once more glistens under palm trees. The gourmet wines are considered excellent, and the view over the Constantia Valley is gorgeous. Buitenverwachting is considered locally as a pioneer of numerous social projects for their employees and sustainable and organic cultivation for nature. Buitenverwachting's own little world south of Cape Town has a lot to offer, especially a multi-layered terroir for first-class wine.