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The Great SA Wine Co Great White 2015

 
Country: South africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Type: White
Producer: The great sa wine co
Grape: Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2015
Alcohol: 13.5%

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Lemongrass, grapefruits, white lillies, hints of honey and white peach notes. The acidity is long and fine, giving a refreshing length to the wine. Barrel ferment Sauvignon has such a charm to it, and the Semillon is just beginning to assert itself. Beautifully composed with a generous and ambrosial palate.


Tasting Notes

62% Sauvignon Blanc, 28% Semillon, 10% Chenin Blanc A few words from winemaker Carl: "We aim to work with vineyards that inspire a sense of wonder and apprecation. To work with varieties that suit the growing region of Stellenbosch, producing a wine that is delicately balanced and very drinkable. Finesse and drinkability trumps power and heavy expression. Carefully made wines that are delicious, moderate in alcohol and mood lifting, enhancing the gastronomic experience and having fun whilst making great wine." The fruit for the white is selected from mountain vineyards. Wild, extreme sites that are exposed to the elements - hot sun and strong winds, producing top quality fruit showing fabulous concentration.


Press Note:

Greg Sherwood MW, 92+/100: "There is plenty of lifted aromatics and grassy lime peel, lemon grass, and dusty white peach stone fruit. The palate is full and textural, one of Carl’s winemaking signatures, with lovely round harmonious, fleshy, creamy mouthfeel. This wine has impressive gravitas for its price point and a complex, spicy granitic mineral finish with great lucidity." Neal Martin: The debut 2015 The Great White, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Chenin Blanc, has a pretty bouquet with lime flower and red apple scents, a touch of yellow flower and cold rock. The palate is fresh on the entry with great balance and poise, the acidity nicely judged with pure white peach, nectarine and saline notes towards the satisfying long finish. This is well worth seeking out, although only available in South Africa at the moment.

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